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!
With university budgets squeezed, education bosses are slashing courses and jobs at institution across the country. Workers and students: Unite and Fight!
Unison members in higher education at 22 universities are staging stikes over pay. At the same time, lecturers in the UCU are balloting for action. The scene is set for united struggle by workers and students on campuses across the country.
Week 1 of #CommunismOnCampus
The Marxist Student Federation has always stood with workers in struggle. We were proud to support UCU when they took strike action. Now members of UNISON are having to prepare to strike against a pathetic pay offer from the university employers.
As the country’s longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II represented a bygone age of stability. Her passing marks the beginning of a new era of crisis; another crumbling pillar of the British establishment, heralding revolutionary upheavals.
We are excited to announce the launch of this year’s Revolution Festival. With 32 amazing talks on Marxist ideas, and hundreds attending, this is the event for all those looking to get organised in the fight for revolution. Get your ticket today!
Young people have been affected deeply by the crisis of capitalism. Education is under threat, living conditions are worsening and, as a result, people are getting more angry. That anger alone is not enough, many people want something to change but feel defeated by the prospect of making that change happen. Having the ideas of Marxism, and an organisation of dedicated revolutionaries backing up action, can allow this feeling to be overcome.
Private tutoring companies have profited from the crisis in Britain’s education system. Tutors, taxpayers, and parents have paid the price for this. The unions must unite and fight to kick the capitalists out of education.
As the crisis of capitalism deepens. Prices rise while quality is cut. Education is no exception to this. Whilst the workers in Universities are facing real wage cuts, students are told they may have to pay more or be replaced by international students who have always been used as cash cows. The only way out of this crisis is a united fightback from students and workers.
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, all four talks from the school are available online. In a speech delivered at the third All-Russia Congress of the Russian Young Read more…
Today, hundreds of thousands of students will receive their exam results and put their school days behind them. Now is the time to study the ideas of Marxism, become a committed communist, and join us in the fight for revolution.