Category "July 2015"

Negotiating a difficult path

Negotiating a difficult path

We publish in this issue a document presented by the Independent Socialist Network (ISN) to the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) national steering committee on 17 June 2015, to discuss the question of how to develop TUSC. The document [...]

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Another Europe is possible

Another Europe is possible

Europe. The very word conjures up pictures of unelected bureaucrats and no-mark politicians sitting in a distant parliament passing laws on how much a banana can bend and imposing dodgy things like human rights on us. The European Union (EU) [...]

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The  Elections, and the Left

The  Elections, and the Left

For the May Day issue of The Project I was asked to write some reflections on the 2015 elections as the campaign unfolded in March and April. This, of course, implied an unspoken duty of some sort of prediction. At [...]

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Scotland after the elections

Scotland after the elections

May’s General Election saw a surge in nationalism on both sides of the border. In Scotland, the Scottish National Party (SNP) overturned the longstanding dominance of the Labour Party to win 56 of the 59 Scottish seats, while the Conservative [...]

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