Leftwinger Leonard welcomes the Star’s Scottish conference



SCOTTISH Labour leadership hopeful Richard Leonard has saluted the “timely” convening of the Morning Star’s Big Capital, Small Nations conference in Glasgow this weekend.
The summit — featuring an opening address by shadow chancellor John McDonnell — will focus on “how politics can be changed to enable small nations, like Scotland, to exercise democratic power in the interests of working people.”
Mr Leonard, a veteran socialist who has won the backing of every trade union to declare a favourite so far, warned that Scotland is rapidly turning into a “branch plant economy” with over a third... read more

 
7 October 2017 in World News, Views: 66
Source: Morning Star
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