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Is Google being ironic?

30 November 2014

Today is St Andrew’s Day, and in celebration Google has a new and perhaps ironic logo: a speeding train with the Scottish Saltire on the side.

SNP threat to bypass referendum result

9 October 2014

SNP leader Alex Salmond promised on 19 September to accept the referendum result and he urged Yes supporters to do the same. He at once broke this promise.

Composing British unity

Organisations with “British” in their name ought to be concerned that they could lose this identity and be diminished if the Yes opinion wins September’s referendum on independence for Scotland, says composer Eddie McGuire.

1707: The Treaty of Union

Great Britain was born as a state in 1707. In essence, the Treaty of Union was a formal recognition of the ascendancy of capitalism over feudalism in all of this country. Once united, the combined resources and talents of the two countries were at the service of capital.

Unity at Scottish TUC

THE SCOTTISH TUC in Dundee in April saw the National Union of Mineworkers, ASLEF, Community, USDAW and GMB, with help from CWU and Musicians’ Union delegates, Work Together and United with Labour, organising a standing-room-only fringe event – featuring powerful calls for working class unity.

Unity not devolution

The Communist Party of Britain is for the unity of Britain and against devolution and the fragmentation of a working class.  That unity has been the basis for progress. Now we are under sustained attack from the European Union.

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