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Provocative and insulting

04 Dec 2003

There was nothing remotely progressive in the defeat of Jacobitism, argues Dave Douglass, in this response to Neil Davidson of the Scottish Socialist Party's Socialist Worker platform

Good Friday on the rocks

04 Dec 2003

Ian Donovan examines the rise and rise of Paisleyism and what it means for the Six Counties

Stealing from BNP

27 Nov 2003

The selection of Howard as leader - with the other camp too weakened even to field a token standard bearer - indicates the Tories have effectively accepted the BNP's logic. Worried about the so-called vacuum on the left? Watch out for the pressure cooker on the right.

Royal agony continues

27 Nov 2003

George W BushÂ’s time in Britain was a state visit. This meant he was the guest of the queen and stayed at Buckingham Palace. It was to be part of the post-Iraq victory celebrations and the beginning of his election campaign.

Rattled Tories crown Howard

06 Nov 2003

Michael Malkin says the Tory leadership contest tells us much about the state of the Conservative Party

Unity is democratic demand too

30 Oct 2003

The Scottish Socialist Party's national council met in Stirling on Sunday October 26 with around 150 delegates and observers in attendance. Sarah McDonald reports

Party notes: Royal scandals and platonic republicanism

30 Oct 2003

Paul Burrell's book 'A royal duty' has unleashed yet another crisis for the beleaguered British Royal family. Jack Conrad comments

Socialism 2003: Tensions rise to surface

23 Oct 2003

Over the weekend of October 18-19 at Glasgow Caledonian University the Scottish Socialist Party held its fourth annual school. Sarah McDonald was there

Scottish Socialist Party: Dilemmas of separatism

23 Oct 2003

The debate on Scottish independence at Socialism 2003 brought into sharp focus a number of issues that will be crucial for the progress of the Scottish Socialist Party over the next period. Nick Rogers reports

Bourgeois revolutions and breaking national myths

16 Oct 2003

Neil Davidson, a member of the Socialist Worker platform in the SSP, systematically takes apart what commonly passes for Scottish history. This is an edited version of the opening he gave to this year's Communist University

Labour socialists and SSP

16 Oct 2003

Can Labour be reclaimed? Are avenues of dissent concreted over? Vince Mills secretary of the Campaign for Socialism - a group within the Scottish Labour Party - speaks to Mark Fischer

MI6 and UK Independence Party

31 May 2001

Tories? desperate throw

Northern Ireland

17 May 2001

Stunt threatens crisis

Republican Communist

12 Apr 2001

Split averted

Socialising farming

12 Apr 2001