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McCormick, Declan

Edinburgh snippets

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Sarah Young

Workers’ control in Dundee

 “We were not militant people – just little people who refused to be little anymore. We stood up for what we believe in and we are all proud of that.” David Taylor, workers occupation, Dundee

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Rank and file revolts

The trade union movement in Britain, as elsewhere, has gone through periods where the rank and file has felt the need to organise itself in order to revive, reform or replace the existing s

Shop Stewards unite

“If we are to roll back the tide of privatisation and war, rebuilding the grass roots of our movement is essential.”

Renewing Trident will cost our jobs

This was the key message from a conference on "Trident, Trade Unions & Scotland's Economy" jointly held by the Scottish Trades Unions Congress and Scottish CND.

More than books

In Britain and especially in Glas- gow there are fewer and fewer outlets for independent and radi- cal materials.

United for 2008

2007 brought some grounds for optimism amongst those involved in resisting attacks on local services and on workplace terms and condi- tions. PN asked some grassroots Scottish union activists for a personal view of the year and their hopes for the future.

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Rare wildcat spotted

Until the May elections, the existence of a presence in the Scottish parliament of both a united left party and the greens (with six and four seats respectively) had been presented by commentators