Independence can’t come too soon -Westminster ‘austerity’ is killing people

We stand for the abolition of all political and economic power structures, but in the meantime, it seems eminently sensible to chop them up into more manageable chunks, so we support the Scottish people’s right to self determination.

The ballot box will never deliver socialism or freedom, keep fighting the bosses, the bureaucrats and the politicians. And don’t cross picket lines!

scottish unemployed workers' network

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As last time, the SUWN will be campaigning hard for our right to run our own country AND for the policies that will bring in a fairer system when we have won that right. The change of flag needs to symbolise a complete change of outlook. This is an opportunity to redefine what makes a good society, and we will aim to ensure that social security is central to the Independence debate. An independent Scotland would open a wealth of possibilities. Instead of fighting a rear-guard action against a continuous onslaught from the DWP, we could be looking at the end of sanctions and computer-based assessments, and the future introduction of a Universal Basic Income. But we can’t take any of this for granted. If we want to see real change, we need to demonstrate what is possible now. We need to raise people’s hopes and expectations, so that when…

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