by Richie Venton
The woman serving me a coffee at the STUC Conference in Ayr racecourse spoke volumes in a short chat. After asking where I was from, and me explaining I was representing the SSP, she said: “I’ve always been from a Labour family, but I don’t know who to vote for. I can’t stand Labour, but I’ll never vote SNP. I don’t trust Nicola Sturgeon,” she added in a whisper, as if in fear of upsetting polite society.
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On this weeks podcast, Colin Fox on the launch of the SSP manifesto this week, Don Mackeen on the upcoming American presidential election, podcaster Michael Greenwell in the first of a series of interviews he is doing for the SSP, Katie Bonnar on the dreadful kidnapping of young women by Boko Haram in Nigeria, Stephanie Rolls on the Scottish service tax and Calum Martin on the rebellion of 1820.
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A commitment to a £10 Living Wage for all, defiance of austerity, and the eradication of insecure zero-hour contracts are at the heart of the Scottish Socialist Party’s deepest-red manifesto, launched earlier today at the Augustine Church in Edinburgh.