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Five Radical Books Coming in Early 2023 by Luke Ray Di Marco Campbell

As we close out a year in which many incredible texts were published, this brief article notes a few examples of what’s to come in the New Year. Taken from a range of publishers, each listing is considered in terms of what new insights, understandings and inspirations these new contributions might bring to the left […]

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Holyrude Podcast – Season 4 – Episode 9

This week’s pod includes discussions & passion on: The Get Me Home Safely campaign & Trade Unions, Scottish Parliament GRR bill, fallout from “Where are you really from?”, striking workers and the reason behind why they are striking. With David, Beth Douglas & Ungagged’s Brian Finlay. Music by Edith – Sister Ghost

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Nuala Dickson Blogs – Theories & Politics of Social Justice

Economic reform key in tackling child poverty post-pandemic It is an injustice that global child poverty levels soared to approximately 1.2 billion during the COVID-19 outbreak (UNICEF, 2020), while the wealth of the top 1% doubled (Oxfam, 2020). The other 99% of the population have people power: our togetherness can make a difference. By dismantling […]

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Bill Kidd SNP MSP – Nuclear disarmament in Scotland

  Ungagged is happy to share SNP Socialists recent meeting where Bill Kidd SNP MSP spoke about the urgent need for nuclear disarmament in Scotland. #BairnsNotBombs Bill Kidd MSP on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament On Tuesday, 22 November 2022, SNP Socialists welcomed Glasgow Anniesland MSP and Co-President of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmame… youtu.be Here […]

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Holyrude – Season 4 – Ep 5 – Politics of the jungle.

Holyrude pod talks with Talking Sense’s Kat Cary – co-convenor of SNP Socialists on; tiredness, Keir Starmer on mums.net, Larkhall, Mat Hancock on I’m a Celeb’ and of course Scottish politics. Kat asks in the pod for people with experience of living as a trans person in Scotland to submit a 3 to 5 minute […]

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Disability and the Left By Stephanie Melnick

To win disabled people over, the left needs to change the rhetoric. We cannot mirror the Right’s idea of “useless eaters”. If we truly want to create a better future, we need to find a way to make a world where everyone can live happily – including those who cannot work. A few weeks ago, […]

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3.2 Talking Sense: The Post-Conference Post-mortem

Kat and Erin are joined by Guest Co-Host Neil Anderson of the Scottish Greens Trade Union Group to chat about the recent SNP and Scottish Greens autumn conferences. SNP Conference Abortion Services in Scotland https://youtu.be/C5Mx6iIzfPs?t=7023 Femicide of Mahsa Amini and Supporting Protestors in Iran https://youtu.be/kiVZmrVPoMM?t=3710 Scottish Greens Conference: STUC Scotland Demands Better https://www.scotland-demands-better.com/ Unite the […]

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Talking Sense Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 1

Kat and Erin return for Season 3 after a busy summer to talk about the cost-of-living crisis, the death of Mahsa Amini and protests in Iran, and anti-immigrant actions in politics worldwide. Further info Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/edinburghslaverycolonialism Glasgow Slavery Audit: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=29117 Iran: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/28/podcasts/the-daily/iran-protests-women.html Reverse Freedom Rides: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2020/02/29/809740346/the-cruel-story-behind-the-reverse-freedom-rides Recommended Reading: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3785-abolition-geography