This Time It’s YES – Hope Over Fear

On March 28th 2017 after several days of parliamentary debate, the Scottish Government voted by a majority, in favour of Indyref2. That mandate was secured on the backs of the grassroots Indy Movement during the 2014 referendum, the 2015 General Election and the 2016 Scottish Parliament election. Hope over Fear, and indeed many bloggers and commentators believe that mandate must be used and the date set for IndyRef2 to take place in September 2018 or, at the latest, April 2019.Some say we must wait till the next Scottish elections and use them as a plebiscite on Independence in the hope there is […]

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From Our Tommy Sheridan

From Our Tommy Sheridan  A wee blast from the past. Campaigning for my Private Members Bill to deliver universal free and healthy school meals to all of Scotland’s school pupils. It was a radical anti-poverty and pro-dietary health measure. It secured massive support from anti-poverty and pro-health groups impressed by the research we conducted and drew upon proving the benefits of the move. The example of Norway was particularly persuasive. The Scottish Trades Union Women’s Committee and lone parent group Gingerbread were very prominent supporters. It would have tackled the very real stigma attached to free school meals while improving the […]

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ALL Under One Banner ( CALLING YOUR YES BANNERS ON THE MARCH )

Solidarity Supports ALL UNDER ONE BANNER  CALLING ALL YES/INDY GROUPS BRING YOUR YES BANNERS ON THE MARCH MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE5TH MAY- GLASGOWKELVINGROVE PARK TO GEORGE SQUAREGATHERING EARLY, LEAVE 11.30AM SHARP The photo with this post is from 1st August 2015 and shows a brilliant Yes Isle of Arran banner hoisted proudly for all to see.This year we would love to see the Yes banners of every Yes group in Scotland boldly on display throughout the entirety of the procession, and so we want to invite all Yes groups to plan ahead and make/commission their own Yes banner (if you haven’t […]

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The starting pistol has been fired by the most unlikely of groups. 

The baker’s dozen Tories in Scotland have voted to allow the mechanism to strip Holyrood of any and all of its powers.Now we must come together and defend OUR PARLIAMENT. By Pat Lee Co-Convener Solidarity Event Details Below  On Friday, March 23rd, 2018 Hands Off Our Parliament (HOOP) HANDS AROUND HOLYROOD THE REPEAL BILL HAS RECENTLY BEEN RAILROADED THROUGH BOTH HOUSES AT WESTMINSTER AND – IN BREACH OF THE SCOTLAND ACT THAT FOUNDED THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT – WITHOUT DEVOLUTION SETTLEMENT PROTECTION AND AMENDMENTS REGARDING SCOTLAND. From March 2019, the “Henry VIII Clause” will allow the Tory UK Government to override […]

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On Saturday, there’s a demonstration in Buchanan Street to show solidarity with the 350 children

“Friends and comrades, On Saturday, there’s a demonstration in Buchanan Street to show solidarity with the 350 children and 6000 (in total) political prisoners currently in Israel. This is hosted by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign. There will be leafletting and discussions to give information on BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) and all help and support is appreciated. If you can’t physically make it on the day, can you please share the event page so other people know. Here’s a link to the event page on facebook: Click Here And Vist Event Page

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