With university budgets squeezed, education bosses are slashing courses and jobs at institution across the country. Workers and students: Unite and Fight!
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.
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.
A recent student suicide has once again shone a light on the disastrous impact that mounting debts, rents, and insecurity have on young people’s lives and mental health. Only clear socialist policies can tackle this problem at its root.
Last Friday, 200 students walked out of their lessons at Deyes High School near Liverpool, in protest against the bureaucratic mismanagement of the school. This anger and militancy must be channelled into a united fight to bring education under democratic control.
Support staff at Leeds University, organised in Unison, are on strike this week, fighting for decent pay. This is one of many struggles taking place on UK campuses, as workers and students mobilise against the marketisation of education. After 12 years of below-inflation pay, higher education (HE) staff organised in Read more…
As Pride month rolls around each year, the capitalists and their representatives eagerly attempt to show their ‘undying and unwavering support’ to the LGBT community. And this year is no different.
As the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee approaches this weekend, the British establishment and its media mouthpieces are going into a flag-waving frenzy. We say: Abolish the monarchy! No to this rotten, reactionary relic! Fight for a socialist republic!
The Met Police’s Special Demonstration Squad (SDS) was an undercover unit tasked with infiltrating political groups. Operating between 1968 and 2008, the squad has been under scrutiny recently, facing a public inquiry into its activities.
Due to austerity and marketisation, tuition fees have soared, leaving graduates with a mountain of debt. And with inflation now surging, the interest on these loans is skyrocketing. We must demand free education, funded by expropriation.
The struggle to prevent Holland Park School from joining a giant academy trust is escalating, with management and a hostile press attempting to sow confusion, and teachers set to strike. Parents, students, and staff must unite and fight.
NEU members at a Catholic school in Croydon have voted to strike against the scandalous decision to ban a gay author from speaking to students. This shows the way forward in the fight against oppression: through united class struggle. Last week, on 16 April, 90% of National Education Union (NEU) Read more…