Culture

Ali: one man who shook the world

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

by Simon Whittle, Scottish Socialist Voice deputy editor • If John Lennon was bigger than Jesus, then Muhammad Ali was bigger than God. He transcended 1960s racist America to become the world’s ...

A people’s manifesto

April 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Sandra Webster, SSP national co-spokesperson We should be proud of our manifesto which is a blueprint for our policies. Policies which present our vision of independence and a statement of intent ...

Poetry and the SSP

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Alan Gay It is astonishing how most of us accept the suffering caused by the huge economic divisions in our society—£6.50 an hour and zero hours contracts existing alongside bankers’ pay; you ...

The remarkable Eleanor Marx

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Book review: ‘Eleanor Marx: A Life’ by Rachel Holmes (Bloomsbury 2014, £25) by Alex Miller This new and very well-written biography tells the story of the life of Eleanor Marx (known to ...

Remembering Ewan MacColl

January 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ewan MacColl, folksinger, socialist and giant of the folk revival was born 100 years ago this month. Bill Scott takes a look at his life Ewan MacColl was born Jimmie Miller in Salford (“Dirty old ...