Issue 106 now appears online and if you enjoy reading its features, articles and reviews please help to sustain our independent voice by taking out a subscription – just click on the ‘Join Us’ button above. Issue 106 highlights the publication of and fall out from, the ‘Sustainable Growth’ report by Andrew Wilson. Look out for our new website, currently under development.
Publication of the ‘Sustainable Growth’ report has created an almighty right-left chasm within the independence movement.
Defining a social democratic party, its ideology, purpose and processes.
Tommy Sheppard offers critical support to the Growth Commission report.
Carolyn Leckie says the report is like the curate’s egg, with good and bad parts, but can be built upon.
Jim Cuthbert says all is not quite lost despite the addiction to neo-liberalism.
Jim Sillars calls for a nuanced form of engagement with the Growth Commission.
Colin Fox sees the SNP repeat the mistake of ‘new Labour’.
George Kerevan argues investment and productivity are not taken seriously in the Wilson report.
Maggie Chapman on the Greens’ role to ensure the independence debate opens up a radically different space in politics.
Chris Stephens says it’s ‘game on’ to debate the way forward to independence.
Cat Boyd cast a critical eye over the report, saying it’s a setback to the cause of independence.
Dave Watson argues municipal socialism can do more than just help end austerity.
We all use it but Nigel Flanagan reveals the battle to unionise Amazon continues.
Conter and Red Robin explain what they are about.
Stewart Forrest explains why Usdaw has been one of the fastest growing unions.
Lynn Henderson seeks to tackle the gender imbalance amongst union activists.
Before the victorious outcome, Anne Speed reflected upon how the battle was being won.
In the latest Issue, the Scottish Left Review celebrates and reflects on the British Trades Union Congress (TUC) on its 150th anniversary. Enjoy reading Issue 105 online but please consider supporting SLR by taking out a paying subscription, just click on the ‘Join Us’ button above.
SLR says workers’ solidarity of interest & action across borders fits the Scottish perspective. Let’s define borders.
Frances O’Grady says the TUC is prepared to roll up its sleeves to fight for workers’ futures.
Melanie Simms looks at the challenges for the TUC as it is 150 years young.
Jane Holgate reflects on strategy and tactics of organising in a changing labour market.