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Jonathon Shafi

Jonathon Shafi is a columnist for Novara Media and socialist campaigner, based in Glasgow. He writes the weekly newsletter ‘Independence Captured’.

Articles

After Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP’s Lack of Political Vision Is Total
Jonathon Shafi
And it’s Scotland’s working class who will lose out.
Labour or the SNP? It’s Not Much of a Choice for Working Class Scots
Jonathon Shafi
Difference in rhetoric won’t cut it.
Privatisation is Killing Glasgow – And No One’s Coming to Help
Jonathon Shafi
Political leadership is MIA.
Humza Yousaf is Playing a Dangerous Game
Jonathon Shafi
Blind loyalty to Sturgeon? Not smart.
The SNP Must Choose: Scrap Nukes or Join Nato
Jonathon Shafi
It can’t do both.
Wanting Scottish Independence Shouldn’t Have to Mean Loving the EU
Jonathon Shafi
The SNP’s plans aren’t even compatible with EU membership.
Who’s to Blame for Deep Poverty in Scotland?
Jonathon Shafi
It’s a pretty bleak situation.
There’s No Coming Back From the SNP Crisis
Jonathon Shafi
The police investigation is the very least of it.
Nicola Sturgeon’s Legacy: Cuts, Privatisation and a Party in Chaos
Jonathon Shafi
She governed as the quintessential neoliberal.
Neoliberal Politicians Are Destroying Glasgow
Jonathon Shafi
£50 to collect your garden waste? A joke.
What Now For Scotland?
Jonathon Shafi
The doyenne of Scottish politics bows out.
Sheku Bayoh’s Death Shows Scotland Is No Progressive Haven
Jonathon Shafi
An unarmed Black man dies in police custody. Eight years later, a public inquiry finally begins.

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