Scotland after the Election: where next?

Written by Michael Allan, Glasgow Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Scottish British EU flags-Tom ParnellAlongside the shock of a Tory majority, the other big story of the General Election results was that of Labour’s collapse in Scotland to the SNP. With the Nationalists very nearly sweeping the board with 56 out of 59 seats, it more than negated any small increase in votes Labour got in England and Wales.

 

Greece: Neither ‘honourable compromise’ nor ‘accidental rupture’ – the only way forward is a Socialist policy – part six

Written by Stamatis Karagiannopoulos Tuesday, 26 May 2015

20120615-SYRIZA rally-Mehran Khalili-thWe here publish the sixth and last part of Stamatis Karagiannopoulos's article on the situation in Greece. The series was originally published in Greek on the website of the Communist Tendency of Syriza at the end of April this year.

 

Greece: Neither ‘honourable compromise’ nor ‘accidental rupture’ – the only way forward is a Socialist policy – part five

Written by Stamatis Karagiannopoulos Monday, 25 May 2015

20120615-SYRIZA rally-Mehran Khalili-thWe here publish the fifth part of Stamatis Karagiannopoulos's article on the situation in Greece. The series was originally published in Greek on the website of the Communist Tendency of Syriza at the end of April this year.

 

Irish referendum – revolutionary implications

Written by Alan Woods Sunday, 24 May 2015

Ireland-says-YES-thIrish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through the ballot box. This was a victory of the future against the past, of the young against the old, of reason against ignorance, of the forward-looking urban areas against the old backward rural Ireland.

 

Greece: Neither ‘honourable compromise’ nor ‘accidental rupture’ – the only way forward is a Socialist policy – part four

Written by Stamatis Karagiannopoulos Friday, 22 May 2015

20120615-SYRIZA rally-Mehran Khalili-thWe here publish the fourth part of Stamatis Karagiannopoulos's article on the situation in Greece. The series was originally published in Greek on the website of the Communist Tendency of Syriza at the end of April this year.

 

Petition demands that Syriza implement the popular mandate and abolish the Memoranda

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Friday, 22 May 2015

More than 500 activists responded to the call of the Communist Tendency and signed the petition in favour of the cancellation of the Memoranda, the immediate withdrawal of the new Memorandum and the immediate implementation of election commitments. Amongst them are activists from the entire spectrum of the left wing of Syriza.

 

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