Save our Statute at Warwick

Within the context of already tense relations between students, academics and the management at the University of Warwick, the effective removal of provisions contained in statute 24 of the University’s constitution marks a new attack by the management on academia. What is this “statute 24” and what is its significance? Read more…

NUS Conference 2017: Day three round-up

The last day of the NUS national conference saw intense factional fighting over a democratic reform motion, capping off an intensely divided conference. After speeches decrying the underhanded and at times aggressive tactics of campaigners, including personal attacks and racism, as well as an impassioned warning against depoliticisation, conference discussed Read more…

An eyewitness account of the struggle in France

We publish below an eyewitness account of the Nuit Debout movement that has, along with massive strike action, been sweeping France. For an analysis of the movement, its strengths and weaknesses, see here: http://www.socialist.net/french-labour-law-strengths-and-weaknesses-of-the-movement.htm ——————— Since March, a fervour has been sweeping France. In direct opposition to the proposed counter-reforms of Read more…