THIS month marks the 80th anniversary of the death of Italian Communist leader Antonio Gramsci and his legacy is the focus of the Edinburgh People’s Festival on April 29.
The festival was founded in 1951 by communists Hamish Henderson, Ewan McColl, Joan Littlewood, Norman and...
Saturday 15th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
JOHN WIGHT looks back at the career of a Scotsman who is finally getting the recognition
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Glasgow and Edinburgh councils must now agree to a ‘no more cuts’ budget in defence of the vulnerable, writes JOHN STEVENSON
Tuesday 20th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
John Wight looks at Scotland’s Josh Taylor ahead of his second pro fight in Edinburgh
Friday 16th Oct 2015
PCS organiser calls on managers and government to step up and end dispute
Tuesday 25th Aug 2015
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
LABOUR reject Mark Steel is among the performers at a Free Gaza! fundraiser at the Edinburgh fringe tomorrow.
The comedian revealed this week that he was among 1,200 so-called “entryists” barred from taking part in the party’s leadership ballot.
The show also...
Saturday 15th Aug 2015
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ANTI-FASCIST protesters gathered outside the Ukrainian embassy in London and the Ukrainian consulate in Edinburgh at the weekend to protest against the deepening crisis in Ukraine.
The demonstration highlighted the new laws banning communist symbols while at the same time honouring...
Monday 27th Jul 2015
HUMAN rights campaigners are protesting in Edinburgh today against Israel’s involvement in a Lacrosse World Championship.
The FIL Rathbones Women’s Under-19 Championships are taking place at the city’s Peffermill sports centre.
One year ago Israel launched its...
Thursday 23rd Jul 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Sport
YESTERDAY’S ruling by the Appeal Court in Edinburgh against Lockerbie family survivors’ bid to challenge the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi cannot be the last word.
Lord Justice Clerk Lord Carloway ruled that the law was “not designed to give relatives of victims...
Saturday 4th Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
EDINBURGH University bosses were accused of unleashing violence against student environmental protesters yesterday after a security guard pushed a campaigner to the ground and grabbed their throat.The incident, filmed and posted on YouTube, happened during an occupation by students...
Friday 22nd May 2015