Lancaster students strike!

The Lancaster Marxists’ activity in support of striking UCU members at Lancaster University has been a great success. We have been on the picket line every day speaking to staff; our comrades have given speeches at rallies raising Marxist demands; and, we were also invited to lead a UCU teach-in Read more…

UCU Strike: Day 2

And we’re off, with the second day of strike action. Our comrades on the pickets have told us the mood is still energetic and workers and students are very angry. The success of the first day has spurred on the strikers. In Glasgow, our comrades were literally beating the drum Read more…

Lessons of the Lancaster Rent Strike

The Lancaster rent strike emerged during the national student movement against universities and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic. From Newcastle to Bristol thousands of students withheld their rent, and Lancaster was a shining example of this, winning a significant victory for students. The student rent-strike began in January 2021. 1,500 Read more…