PRESS RELEASE: Solidarity Joins Overwhelming and Widespread Outrage Over PM Suspending Parliament!

For Immediate Release Wednesday 28th August 2019 The actions of the UK Prime Minister today to suspend the Westminster Parliament should disturb everyone who values democracy. It is obvious to most political commentators, even those in the Westminster propaganda machine, that this manoeuvre is designed to cut off any opposition to a No-Deal Brexit. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described it as “the death of democracy”. Solidarity is of the same opinion, at least where the governance of the United Kingdom is concerned. Solidarity calls on the SNP to initiate IndyRef2 as soon as possible, to give the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: PUBLIC MEETING: Poll Tax Battle Remembered – 30 Years On

For Immediate Release Friday 5th April 2019 PUBLIC MEETING: Poll Tax Battle Remembered – 30 Years On This week saw the 30th anniversaryof the introduction of the Poll Tax in Scotland. On 1st April 1989, Margaret Thatcher imposed one of her most immoral and onerous policies on the Scottish people; a policy that would ultimately lead to her downfall. A mass grass roots movement in opposition to her policy arose. A coordinated campaign of civil disobedience and non-payment of the tax flourished and was ultimately successful. The tax was abolished, and with it, the end of Thatcher’s premiership. A Public […]

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Press Release: Hope Over Fear “LAUNCH THE LIFEBOAT” Rally

Thursday 21st March Hope Over Fear will be holding a Rally in George Square on Sunday 24th March 2019at 1pm, calling for the SNP Government to ‘Use the Mandate’ and announce a date for a second Independence Referendum. The Rally will be calling on the SNP Government to announce a date for a second Scottish Independence Referendum. Tommy Sheridan, Hope Over Fear, said:“In the past 5 years, things have got worse for the people of Scotland, not better. The Tories’ austerity agenda has caused more suffering for ordinary people – poverty has increased; benefits have been slashed; pensions cut; Public […]

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Press Release: Solidarity Withdraws Support for Stand Up To Racism Demonstration

Embargoes Until 0001hrs on Monday 11th March 2019 At a meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Solidarity Scotland Party, which was held on 10th March 2019, the Committee unanimously agreed to withdraw support for the forthcoming Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) demonstration, due to take place in Glasgow on 16th March 2019. The SUTR organising committee will, for the third year in a row, welcome two racist Israeli Zionist groups to the demonstration, namely the Glasgow Friends of Israel (GFI) and Confederation of Friends of Israel (COFIS). These groups support the apartheid policies of the Zionist Israeli […]

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Press Release: PUBLIC MEETING: “Who Shot Willie MacRae”

11th March 2019 Solidarity will be holding a Public Meeting, which will be discussing the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of Willie MacRae; solicitor, SNP activist and opponent to the dumping of nuclear waste. The meeting will be held in Glasgow on Tuesday 12th March 2019 in Committee Room 9, 18 John St, Glasgow. The keynote speakers will be Tommy Sheridan of Solidarity, and Ron Culley, author of the book “Who Shot Willie MacRae”. Jock Penman, Co-Convener of Solidarity said: “The circumstances surrounding the death of Willie MacRae stink to high heaven. When Mr MacRae was first found in his […]

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