Workers in Scotland speak out against economic, health crisis

Vol. 85/No. 1 - January 4, 2021
Some 400 Edinburgh Royal Infirmary nurses march Aug. 18 demanding pay raise. Like working people elsewhere in U.K. they are looking for ways to resist assaults on their livelihoods.

GLASGOW, Scotland — Opposition parties turned on U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson after he told a Conservative Party meeting that the devolution of political powers from London to an assembly in Scotland had been a “disaster” and the “biggest mistake”…


Frank Gorton: Over five decades building the communist movement

Vol. 84/No. 15 - April 20, 2020
Frank Gorton, left, shows Militant to striking UFCW members in Toledo, Ohio, 1998.

MONTREAL — Frank Gorton, a member and supporter of the communist movement in three different countries for over five decades, died March 30 at the age of 79. He had been hospitalized for pneumonia following a period of declining health.…