Glasgow

1915: Glasgow Rent Strike

IN 1915 overcrowding gave landlords in Glasgow took advantage and increased the rent and evicted thousands who couldn't pay. In response the women of the estates banded together and chased away the eviction agents.

Scottish Anarchist Magazine Issue 1

Scottish Anarchist is the Journal of the Scottish Federation of Anarchists (the SFA).
The SFA unites anarchists, libertarian socialists and autonomous revolutionaries
across this fair nation. It does this for the express aim of increasing the influence of
anarchist ideas and ideals in the class struggle.

produced 1994.

Counter Information

Archive of Counter Information, which was a newsletter produced by an independent collective, based in central Scotland, including Glasgow, with the aim is to assist in the struggle against all injustice, oppression and exploitation. Published from the 1980s to the early 2000s.

The SNP, Scottish Nationalism and the Class struggle: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Written on 04/10/2015 ,·this piece aims to give a feel for the over-arching sweep of events in Scotland since the mid-nineties, contextualise the rise of a nationalism that is as divisive as any other, and show how faith in electoral state solutions has cast a shadow of reforms that will easily vanish in the proposed new dawn of an independent Scotland.

IWW supports UCU HE action on pay, anti-casualisation and gender pay gap

A statement from the Scottish IWW in support of the UCU strikes across Scotland in 2016.

For more information on the strike: ‘What is this dispute about?’ (UCU) https://www.ucu.org.uk/fair-deal-for-HE

Anti-racist message from Clydeside IWW | for the St Andrew’s Day march 2016

Clydeside IWW ( Glasgow IWW) produced this text on 25/11/2016 for the St Andrews Day march against racism in Glasgow. It comes in the context of Brexit, Austerity in Britain and Scottish nationalism.

Brown, James Morgan (18??-1893)

A short biography of James Morgan Brown, tailor, poet, gay socialist and anarchist communist.

Radical Glasgow: a skeletal sketch of Glasgow's radical tradition - John Couzin

Tanks and troops on the streets in the years of red Clydeside

Snapshots of Glasgow's revolutionary and working class radical history from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

Dick Donnelly obituary

Dick Donnelly

Obituary of Dick Donnelly, Glasgow branch of the Socialist Party of Great Britain from Socialist Standard April 2015