Scotland shakes the establishment: The fight for Socialism continues

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Written by Rachel Gibbs, Glasgow Marxists Friday, 19 September 2014

Scottish British EU flags-Tom Parnell-thThe Scottish Referendum produced a seismic shift in the political landscape of Scotland. The campaign shook up the whole of society and touched those who had never even voted before. The turnout was an unprecedented 85%, more than three and a half million people, bigger than any election ever held in UK history.

 

Pakistan: Revolutionary preparations for 19th Convention of JKNSF

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Written by Yasir Irshad Friday, 19 September 2014

JKNSF1The Jammu Kashmir National Students Federation is holding its 19th central convention on 24 and 25 September in Muzaffarabad. The convention will coincide with the anniversary of the killing of former General Secretary of JKNSF Fahim Akram who was martyred by the reactionary forces.

 

Excellent response to El Salvador Appeal

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Written by In Defence of Marxism Friday, 19 September 2014

The comrades have responded very well to the appeal for money for El Salvador. All the donations put together make up €1,228. 

   

Scotland votes: reject national divisions; unite and fight for a socialist future!

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Written by Rachel Gibbs, Michael Allan, and Paul Bolton - Glasgow Thursday, 18 September 2014

scottishflag-thWith the referendum vote finally here, we are at the end of two years of campaigning by both sides. Polls still remain to close to call, and whilst the “No” vote leads, “Yes” has had a recent surge of support that has terrified the Establishment.

 

Sweden after the elections – Instability and austerity will continue under a Social Democratic prime minister

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Written by Avanti Editorial Board Thursday, 18 September 2014

lofvenEight years of cuts, privatisations and continuous high unemployment have finally led to the fall of the right in the Swedish election on Sunday. But despite the dissatisfaction with the right-wing policies, neither the Social Democrats nor the Left Party proved able to channel the anger felt in society.

   

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