No help for postgraduates; marketisation to blame!

The recent announcement by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) governmental body is a slap in the face for all Postgraduate students. They have announced they will not provide further funded extensions for students who will finish their research after 30th September 2021. Whilst this may be welcome for students in that situation, the vast majority of postgraduate students have been left by the wayside.

‘Fascism’ in the USA?

Some on the left would have you believe that the prospect of fascism is looming over the US. But is this realistic, or just a ploy to shore up support for the Democratic establishment? Only a Marxist understanding of events – based on the state of the class struggle – can provide the answer.