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May Day: Building on Our Radical Past

Our May Day History May Day has been a festive holiday for centuries. As a workers’ holiday, May Day arises from events that took place in Chicago in 1886 when a bomb exploded as police charged a rally. Four of … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Friday 8th March, 12 pm in Glasgow

In honour of International Women’s Day – Friday, 8 March – a Rally and Walk of Pride will be assembling at 12 Noon in the Glasgow City Centre at the Dewar’s statue in Buchanan Street. All are welcome to come … Continue reading

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Calls for Solidarity with Community in Resistance to Toxic Gold mining

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WWI: Remember the Dead, Remember Those Who Resisted

Today, 11th November, is the 100th anniversary of the 1918 armistice which ended the First World War. More than ever, the build-up to Remembrance Day has been used to push a pro-militarist agenda, and attack dissenting views. It pushes ‘patriotism’ and … Continue reading

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Dear SNP: The Past Misdemeanours of Labour and Union Leaders are not the Concern of Women on Strike Today

This was written by a Dundee Wobbly (in personal capacity) on 24th October – the second day of the Glasgow women’s equal pay strike.  There are 8,000 women on strike in Glasgow today demanding equal pay. They are spread across … Continue reading

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Equality, Radical Unionism, and Safer Spaces

Why Safer Spaces? Totally safe spaces would be good, but are probably not possible under capitalism and patriarchy. A Safer Spaces policy is the next best thing. As a radical union that engages in both workplace organising and community campaigning, … Continue reading

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Sma Shot Day 2017 – Paisley

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