The 300-year anniversary of the Scottish parliament voting itself out of existence by agreeing a union with England in January 1707 passed with very little formal celebration – save the minting of a commemorative £2 coin.

The campaign by Rupert Murdock against Tommy Sheridan, and through him against socialism, in Scotland took a new turn last week.

‘Solidarity - Scotland’s Socialist Movement’, was launched at a packed rally on Sunday 3 September, in Glasgow. Every seat was taken and every piece of wall supported a comrade. More crammed into the side entrances to listen and catch a glimpse of the speakers. There must have been well in excess of...

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