UK campuses have been shut down over the last week by a national walkout of UCU members. The Marxist Student Federation has been active in mobilising students to offer support and solidarity. Workers and students: unite and fight!
The UCU strikes are kicking off today and the MSF has been building for the strikes amongst students across the country.
Early last month, the University of York (UoY) hired a debt collection agency to target international students involved in the previous rent strike. The intimidation they have faced, and their militant response, should serve as a lesson to all students wanting to fight.
Philosophy might seem irrelevant to the fight for revolution. But in truth, it is only by having a correct, scientific outlook that we can transform the world around us.
This All Hallow’s Eve – when all through the night the masses stir – the Tories and bosses will be lying awake in their beds. For of late, a frightful spectre has been stalking the land: the spectre of communism.
The Marxist Student Federation (MSF) now represents the strongest and most active student Marxists in Britain. This presents us with an important lesson, to produce and educate new Marxists up and down the country. Here is a report showing the strength of our first few weeks on campus this year!
We have now hit every freshers’ fair we could, spoken to thousands of people about the ideas of Marxism and shown them how to fight against capitalism. This has been a highly inspiring period for us. We have seen the thirst for communist ideas which exists amongst students.
The previous week of #CommunismOnCampus has been huge for us! We intervened in 20 freshers’ fairs. From Durham to Southampton and Loughborough to Manchester Metropolitan, we signed up hundreds of students to the Marxist Societies.
The Marxist Student Federation had a smashing week last week. This was our biggest freshers moblisation yet, with Marxist Societies present at 25 universities across the country collecting over 1700 sign-ups!
Week 1 of #CommunismOnCampus
Originally posted on marxist.com, our international website! Between 24-26 June, 80 comrades from across Britain took part in the Marxist Student Federation’s first ever residential Marxist summer school. The inspiring school, set in the idyllic hills of the Peak District, was themed on the life and ideas of Lenin. Now, Read more…
In the past academic year we witnessed great unrest on university campuses. The University and College Union (UCU) continued their struggle over decent pensions, pay and conditions with a return to strike action for the fourth year in a row.