Issue 99

This Edition examines how we address climate change before it’s too late, and it’s action stations for 8 June! Please support the SLR by taking out a paying subscription. Just click on the ‘join us’ button above. SLR Issue 99 MayJune 2017

Editorial: action stations for 8 June

May calling a snap election is driven by her sense of opposition weakness, firing the equivalent of a volley from heavy field guns against Corbyn and Labour in particular.

Energy consultations and election concerns

Gordon Morgan surveys the possibilities in the current energy consultations.

No economic case for fracking in Scotland

Penny Cole says the maths only adds up for INEOS.

Progressive revolution in energy?

Michael O’Brien says we can act locally in order to act globally.

Post-carbon transition

Andy Cumbers says examples in Germany show the way forward.

Climate change and losing your pension

Why climate change might make you lose your pension.

Tectonic plates shifting again?

Pat Kelly outlines the primary contours and questions existing assumptions.

Not a terrible troika

Bob Fotheringham says the left can be discerning in its choices over the general election, Brexit and Scottish independence.

Economic fake news on Scottish economy

Andy Anderson uncovers some discomforting ‘truths’ in search of the truth

Realising the economic potential of the 99%

Mike Danson provides an in-depth analysis of the Scottish economy.