Glasgow protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill

The Edinburgh RIC banner was at the protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill in Glasgow on the 17th July. This protest was organised by the organised by the No Evictions Network. A full report, written by Maria Elena Carpintero Torres-Corvedo by can be seen on bella caledonia. https://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2021/07/19/how-the-no-evictions-network-is-fighting-the-nationality-and-borders-bill/ The following poem by Ewan GirvanContinue reading “Glasgow protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill”

EDINBURGH RIC ASSEMBLY-26.5.21 AFTER THE MAY 6th HOLYROOD ELECTION – WHAT NOW? An introduction by Kate Nevens – Scottish Green Regional List candidate Lothians What happens next?  All Green MSPs will campaign and vote for a referendum within this Parliamentary term  We will continue to build the Green YES movement and vision, and work with theContinue reading

EDINBURGH RIC ASSEMBLY WEDNESDAY 26 May 7pm AFTER THE HOLYROOD ELECTION ELECTION – WHAT NOW?

Introduced by Kate Nevens, Scottish Green candidate If you wish to attend send your e-mail address for Zoom details to edinburghric@gmail.com _____________ also see:- A. Articles on the May 6th election Terry Conway – Disunited kingdom, Anti* Capitalist Resistance,  22.5.21 2. It’s the constitution stupid! – Allan Armstrong, RCF, 19.5.21 http://republicancommunist.org/blog/2021/05/19/its-the-constitution-stupid/ 3. After the election – whatContinue reading “EDINBURGH RIC ASSEMBLY WEDNESDAY 26 May 7pm AFTER THE HOLYROOD ELECTION ELECTION – WHAT NOW?”

EDINBURGH KILL THE BILL PROTEST

Nearly 400 protesters attended the Kill the Bill demonstration at The Pavilion on The Meadows on May 1st. This demonstration was held to protest against the Tory government’s new Police, Crime, Sentencing and  Courts Bill.  Amongst other things, this bill targets organised demonstrations following Extinction Rebellion, Black Lives Matter and the police attacks on the women’s vigilContinue reading “EDINBURGH KILL THE BILL PROTEST”

EDINBURGH MAY DAY

EDINBURGH MAY DAY ONLINE RALLY Saturday, May 1st, 13.00-14.30                   To register for the rally go to-  https://edinburghandlothiansmayday.wordpress.com EDINBURGH KILL THE BILL DEMO, 1.5.21, 15.30 at the Pavilion on The Meadows (social distancing will be observed) Edinburgh RIC has also received this May Day statement from Dumfries Trade Union Council May 1st – International Workers’ MemorialContinue reading “EDINBURGH MAY DAY”

SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE AND THE PATH TO CLIMATE JUSTICE

Independent from Imperialism – Independent from Inequality – Independent from Fossil Fuels Mim Black, one of the speakers at Scottish Independence and the Path to Climate Justice, argues that true independence for Scotland would mean “independence from imperialism – independence from inequality, independence from fossil fuels and independence from a devotion to profit above all else.”Continue reading “SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE AND THE PATH TO CLIMATE JUSTICE”

DEFENDING KOBANE IS NOT A CRIME

Sarah Glynn makes an appeal for solidarity with the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, currently being suppressed by the Erdogan’s Turkish government. This article first appeared in bella caledonia. In what dystopian world could support for Kobanê as it withstood siege by ISIS be considered a crime? The answer, it seems, is in Turkey. On 26Continue reading “DEFENDING KOBANE IS NOT A CRIME”

RIC EDINBURGH STATEMENT 8.3.21

RIC Edinburgh recognises the vote taken at the RIC AGM to disband RIC at the national level, whist allowing local branches to continue. RIC Edinburgh has taken the decision to continue to operate and campaign for an independent Scotland based on RIC’s five principles: 1.      For a social alternative to austerity and privatisation. 2.      Green and environmentallyContinue reading “RIC EDINBURGH STATEMENT 8.3.21”

REPORT OF EDINBURGH RIC ASSEMBLY, 24.2.21

EDINBURGH RIC – WORKING OUR WAY FORWARD Facilitator – Bob Goupillot 21 people attended.  2 sent their apologies Allan Armstrong outlined the work that Edinburgh RIC had done, as already posted at https://edinburghric.org/2021/02/22/edinburgh-ric-working-our-way-forward. Pete Ca and Willie put the case against continuing with a RIC national organisation.  (see https://edinburghric.org/2021/02/22/edinburgh-ric-working-our-way-forward/). The reply to these arguments were not raised at the meeting, whichContinue reading “REPORT OF EDINBURGH RIC ASSEMBLY, 24.2.21”