The head of BBC Westminster has just gone to work for Theresa May. Another door revolves in the corridors of power. Never listen to BS about how the BBC is unbiased – it’s no more so than Gideon Osborne’s Evening Standard. There is no objectivity, only whose side are you on, and when an organisation’s leaders are all but unanimously drawn from the privileged percentiles, it should shock us all but surprise nobody to see one return to his natural habitat.
UK campuses have been shut down over the last week by a national walkout of UCU members. The Marxist Student Federation has been active in mobilising students to offer support and solidarity. Workers and students: unite and fight!