School student protests have broken out across the country, fuelled by growing anger against austerity and academisation. The struggles being waged by teachers, workers, and pupils must be brought together into a common fightback against the bosses and the Tories.
In an effort to break the ongoing strike by UCU members, university bosses are resorting to all manner of dirty tricks to divide staff and students. In response, workers and students must unite and fight to end the marketisation of education.
With the class struggle sharpening, the Tories are reaching for every tool at their disposal to divide workers. To this end, the government is dusting-off its ‘Prevent’ programme once again. Workers and youth must fight their racist fear-mongering.
Following disturbing scenes of racist violence in Merseyside recently, anti-fascist activists mobilised a strong counter-demo in Rotherham last Saturday, stopping the far right in their tracks. This shows the potential power of workers’ unity.
With students under growing pressure, and university workers under attack, a wave of direct action has broken out on UK campuses. To win, we must build a mass campaign of students and staff to kick capitalism out of education.
As the cost of living continues to spiral, undergraduate students are set to receive a measly 2.8% ‘increase’ in their maintenance loans in the next academic year – a real-terms cut. Students and staff must unite and fight for free education.
On Wednesday February 1st, Marxist Students from around the country were out at picket lines and protests. Here are some reports of our work. If you would like to attend a picket line or help us build for the next national day of action then get in touch!
In 1911, school students joined the class struggle en masse, taking their lead from the organised working class. Both then and now, the radicalisation of the youth terrifies the ruling class.
The upcoming strike action by the NEU highlights the deepening crisis within our education system. Around 300,000 teachers across 23,400 schools are set to walk out over the next two months, demanding a fully-funded, above-inflation pay rise.
The Boluarte regime has arrested 205 students and protestors at San Marcos University in Lima, Peru. We denounce this brutal attack on the movement of workers and peasants. Down with the regime!
As the new year begins, Marxist students are preparing for a busy term of activity: showing solidarity with striking workers; discussing revolutionary events past and present; and building the forces of Marxism on UK campuses. Join the MSF today!
The Marxist Student Federation, representing students from over 50 universities and colleges across Britain, stands in full solidarity with the mass movement taking place in Peru.