The story of glasgow after 1918 and especially the red clydeside movement the red clydeside remains an iconic moment in scottish political history and a cornerstone of scottish labour. Welcome to the red clydesider, scotland's new leading socialist press organisation we will come to you with the latest and greatest from holyrood affairs, presenting news, views and. Red clydeside is the era of political radicalism that characterised the city of glasgow in scotland, and urban areas around the city on the banks of the river clyde such as clydebank.
Red clydeside red clydeside is the era of political radicalism that characterised the city of glasgow in scotland, and urban areas around the city on the banks of the river clyde such as. Red clydeside: a history of the labour movement in glasgow 1910-1932 events clydeside rent strikes 1915-16 the migration of thousands of workers into munitions districts in the early months. The movement now known as red clydeside set a powerful example of political action to improve the living and working conditions of war time workers and their families.
Alistair hulett was a singer, songwriter, international socialist and revolutionary he was a kind, gentle man who was committed to fighting for a better world, a world based on the. Willie gallacher was communist mp for west fife for many years our speaker jim whyte was scottish secretary of the young communist league and helped in gall. 1 holdings and arrangement glasgow caledonian university’s research collections contains diverse and informative material on the subject of women on ‘red clydeside.
Red clydeside's wiki: red clydeside is the era of political radicalism that characterised the city of glasgow in scotland, and urban areas around the city on the banks of the river clyde. Check out red clydeside by alistair hulett and dave swarbrick on amazon music stream ad-free or purchase cd's and mp3s now on amazoncom. The rise of red clydeside was apparent by the 1922 election when labour became the biggest party in scotland, gaining 29 mps, who left glasgow for westminster amidst triumphant scenes and. Red clydeside 261 likes red clydeside will celebrate the history of working class struggle in the west of scotland we will also highlight current.
John maclean (14 august 1879 – 30 november 1923) was a scottish schoolteacher and revolutionary socialist of the red clydeside era he was notable for his outspoken opposition to the first. Red clydeside walking tour 175 likes this walking tour will explore the complex but explosive history of red clydeside, taking in some of its most.
The reality of red clydeside was smaller, and more mixed, than the myth during the first world war the core of it was a skilled workers' protest against dilution, which meant bringing in. Red clydeside it is a misnomer to call the situation in glasgow a strike - this is a bolshevist uprising these were the words of the secretary of state for scotland to describe what was.
Finally, the religiosity of the radical left in glasgow must be examined, perhaps even beyond the confines of the red clydeside it is without question that scottish marxists were religious. Red clydeside: a history of the labour movement in glasgow 1910-1932 events the battle of george square (bloody friday) 1919 on friday 31 january 1919 upwards of 60,000 demonstrators. Glaswegian and actor gary lewis looks at the period of radical politics in glasgow known as red clydeside. The latest tweets from clydeside red (@clydeside_red) friend of the people - keyboard & barroom revolutionary -precariat - ethnic weegie ex-pat now living in toronto.