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Britain

Scottish referendum shocks the establishment

The result of the referendum on independence in Scotland, 45 percent voting Yes for independence, 55 percent voting No, showed a clear majority against independence. Read more...

Scottish referendum: shock upset as polls show independence is possible

The Scots have an inalienable democratic right to separate from the UK if they wish. Read more...

The Left falls for Scottish Nationalism

Andy Yorke reviews four left books on Scottish independence:

The Case for an Independent Socialist Scotland, Colin Fox, SSP Read more...

10 July strike: one day is not enough

More than one million workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland struck on Thursday 10 July against the government freeze on pay and the 20% decline in real wages since the Tory-LibDem coaliti Read more...

Roma and the recession: new crisis, old racism

IN OCTOBER, Irish police kidnapped two young Roma children from separate Roma families. The parents and children were forced to undergo DNA tests, which proved... they were, indeed, related. Read more...

Statement on the killing of a British soldier in Woolwich, London

This is undoubtedly a horrific act, committed in front of ordinary civilians including children. We sympathise with the family of the victim and those traumatised by witnessing such appalling scenes. Read more...

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