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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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May Day on the Green 2017

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Austerity is an Assault on Women

Now is the time for both women and men across Scotland, the UK, and internationally to take to the streets to demand an end to violence against women and the attitudes that support it. The cuts which have descended on … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: Our Day of Empowerment, Resistance, Celebration

About IWD History… 1909: The Woman’s National Committee of the Socialist Party of America calls for a national day of protest on the last Sunday of February to support women’s suffrage in the context of the broader movement for women’s … Continue reading

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