Edinburgh

A brief timeline of Radical history in Edinburgh and the Lothians

A brief outline of the untold radical history of popular grassroots resistance on the East coast of Scotland. Not all events mentioned are anarchist or possibly something I would support in full. Hopefully this will allow for the writing of a much more in-depth larger work in the future.

Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh statement on Green Anarchist (31/7/1998)

DECISIONS OF SPECIAL ACE MEETING (31.7.98) TO DISCUSS GREEN ANARCHIST, supported by Scottish Anarchist Network as a Statement

Statement about Green Anarchist- Counter Information

Counter informations response to articles in the Green Anarchist. 1998.

The Leith dockers strike 1913

The Leith dockers strike of 1913 was a strike of the dockers of Leith, Scotland from 26 June to 14 August 1913. The dockers were part of the National Union of Dock Labourers (NUDL) union. The strike is said by newspaper of the time to have brought Leith to a standstill. Summary based on William Kenefick in Red Scotland, given by Edinburgh radical historian 'Rory Reid'.

Counterinfo Lab – Kiss ma hole: autonomous struggles in Scottish politics and culture

Edinburgh Unemployed Workers Centre

Counterinfo Lab – Kiss ma hole: autonomous struggles in Scottish politics and culture

October 2, 2015.

Common Sense Journal - Who were they?

Common sense was the journal of the Edinburgh conference of Socialist Economics . The magazine produced articles along the lines of Open and Autonomist Marxism

Counter Information newsletter

A complete online 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.

There remains an operational Counter Information website at http://www.counterinfo.org.uk/

With thanks to Sparrows Nest, Splits & Fusions and Tyneside Anarchist.

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