Free Pablo Hasél

We are posting this statement from the Republican Socialist Platform concerning the Spanish state arrest and imprisonment of Catalan rapper, Pablo Hasél. The Republican Socialist Platform condemns in the strongest possible terms the imprisonment of Catalan rapper Pablo Hasél. Pablo was convicted and now imprisoned in connection with tweets and songs taking aim at the…

Political Party Shifts Ahead Of The Catalan General Election

Republican Socialist Platform member, Lorena Sorenos explores ideological shifts within the Catalan political parties ahead of next week’s crucial election. This article was first posted at:- Political Party Shifts Ahead Of The Catalan General Election This is followed by Emancipation & Liberation coverage of Catalunya, followed by Edinburgh RIC coverage of its participation in Catalan solidarity.…

After Brexit – Another Dialogue

 Below is a dialogue involving Phil Vellender of the Republican Socialist Alliance, Mike Picken (Socialist Resistance) and Allan Armstrong (RCN) and C.B, L.S, J.G., all of the Republican Socialist Platform This is a follow up E&L‘s recent dialogue, Starmer, the SNP and Brexit 1. Phil Vellender reports on the Another Europe is Possible conference held…

Brexit – A New Constitutional Crisis

We are posting the following two articles on the Brexit. The first by Steve Freeman, posted on the Republican Socialist Network blog, highlights the nature of the constitutional crisis article brought about by Brexit. The second from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) is about the likely political impact of Brexit on Ireland and the illusion that this will pave the…

Whither Remain Or Will Remain Wither?

The ruling class has fully fallen in behind Johnson’s Brexit deal. After the Leave vote, May, assisted by Corbyn,  had already delivered them a new gastarbeiter scheme with cheap easily disposable migrant labour. Now after the December 29th vote to accept Johnson’s hard Brexit deal,  Daniel Hannan,* former Tory MEP and president of the Initiative…

From Grey To Red Granite – Viewing the Left, the Scottish Question and the Nature of the UK State through the Lens of Neil Davidson’s Writings and Political Work

Below are the Contents and Introduction to Allan Armstrong’s article, From Grey Granite to Red Granite – Viewing the Left, the Scottish Question and the Nature of the UK state through the Lens of Neil Davidson’s Writings and Political Work. The full article can be read at:- https://allanarmstrong831930095.files.wordpress.com/2021/02/from-grey-to-red-granite-3.pdf   Contents

British Government Threatens To Break International Law – So What’s New?

We are posting this article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) commenting on the widespread surprise over Boris Johnson’s preparedness to break UK agreements. This is something with a history that long precedes Johnson’s Right populists. For England, there is no alliance that holds, no treaty which is respected, no truth which matters. Charles de Gaulle in his…

Brexit Scam – Up The Garden Path With Leo And Boris

We are posting this latest update from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) on the impact of Brexit on Ireland. The fact that perfidious Albion, famous for tearing up agreements, are tearing up the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement has been met with astonishment and dismay by the coalition government in Dublin. Taoiseach Micheál Martin used very strong language. Trust…

From Blairgowrie To The Black Sea – Strawberries And Nutella

We are posting this article by Sarah Glynn from bella caledonia highlighting the plight of Kurdish migrant workers  in Turkey and East European migrant workers in Scotland From Blairgowrie To The Black Sea – Strawberries And Nutella and the capitalist node of production Last week, a brief news story told of a violent racist attack…

EU Recovery Plan – Pulling Together Or Falling Apart?

We are posting this article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) about the EU response to Covid-19 and its possible longer term effects. After four days of negotiations at the recent EU Summit (18-21 July) officials and government leaders came to an agreement on a recovery plan for a European economy badly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.…