Six Ways You Can Help The SSP » Scottish Socialist Party
Penury and Poverty Over a million Scots live in penury – and over half of them are in work. We live in nearly full employment, but there has never been such a real-terms drop in wages in economic recorded history. Worse than the crises that followed Napoleon, worse than the financial crises that inspired Marx, worse than the Depression, worse than both world wars. Life expectancy is actively falling in Britain. The wheels of social provision are being eaten away by vicious concentrated cuts in local and national government. Anti-poverty programmes are being slaughtered across the nation. But there are sparks of resistance. The real home of democracy is not in Parliament – » Read more »