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Scotland: The independence referendum and the struggle against capitalism

Scotland: The independence referendum and the struggle against capitalism

Lessons for the workers’ movement internationally The independence referendum in Scotland on September 18 became a mass electoral revolt against the austerity policies of British capitalism and the right-wing Cameron government. The Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) and its Scottish section supported a Yes vote for independence from the […]

Scottish referendum: Ten days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

Scottish referendum: Ten days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

Opinion polls show independence vote is balancing on a knife edge Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland) “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.” – Peter […]

Scotland: 10 questions on socialism and the independence referendum

Scotland: 10 questions on socialism and the independence referendum

Thursday 18th September is referendum day in Scotland. Discussions are taking place in workplaces, colleges, schools and communities all across the country. The run-up to September will be dominated by debate on how to vote and what might an independent Scotland mean for jobs and living standards. Would it mean […]