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Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine

Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.

Battle is on to build pay fight in the UCU - and to transform union democracy

Battle is on to build pay fight in the UCU - and to transform union democracy Around 80 UCU union members from across Britain met in London last Saturday to discuss building struggles over pay and pensions—and transforming their union.

UCU congress to reflect a transformed union after an historic year

UCU congress to reflect a transformed union after an historic year The University and College Union (UCU) will hold its annual congress in Manchester this week.

Fights to stop job cuts and to win union recognition in universities

Fights to stop job cuts and to win union recognition in universities Workers at London South Bank University in south London held a protest against planned job cuts on Tuesday.

Young need real change, not a one-off payment

Young need real change, not a one-off payment A think-tank called this week for a one-off payment of £10,000 to be paid to UK citizens when they turn 25 years old.

Paris in spring 1968 - fifty years on from a working class revolt that shook the state

Paris in spring 1968 - fifty years on from a working class revolt that shook the state The story of what happened in France in May 1968 is a reminder to never despair about the potential of workers to resist. Fifty years ago this month workers in France waged a struggle that shook the government and the state.

‘Gestures won’t win,’ says French rail striker

24 April 2018
Strikes continue against Emmanuel Macron, but they need to urgently accelerate, says Charlie Kimber

Day of massive strikes planned in France

12 April 2018
The seven French trade union federations that called the massive day of public sector strikes and demonstrations on 22 March have called for another day of general action on 22 May.

UCU moves to a ballot on new offer. Vote No and build strikes

28 March 2018
The campaign to reject has already begun. #RejectUUKdeal

Student conference calls for action to beat back the racists

03 March 2018
Students from across Britain joined a conference against racism in central London on Saturday.

Strikers feel strong on second day of universities walkout

23 February 2018
Pickets were out in force today for the second day of a two-day university strike

Strong support for universities strike as walkout begins

22 February 2018
Around 40,000 university workers will strike today in the opening shot of a battle for education

Students demand free education as Theresa May prepares tuition fee ‘overhaul’

18 February 2018
Student activists have said that university tuition fees should be scrapped, ahead of a speech by Theresa May on Monday

UCU pension strikes - who’s on strike and when?

12 February 2018
UCU union members are fighting attacks on their USS pension scheme that would slash its value and give workers no guaranteed income in retirement.

Students give support to lecturers’ walkout

06 February 2018
The National Union of Students (NUS) has sent its “full solidarity” to university lecturers preparing for strikes.

Students protest at University College London over racist eugenics conference

15 January 2018
Chants of, “Decolonise UCL” and, “End eugenics now” rang out in front of University College London (UCL) on Monday.

Tory Toby Young’s free speech lies

02 January 2018
Free school fanatic Toby Young will be in charge of policing who is allowed to speak on university campuses.

Student demonstration calls for free education and an end to cuts

15 November 2017
Hundreds of students marched through central London on Wednesday on a demonstration for free education and against university cuts.

‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement comes from Fringe to London

03 October 2017
The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George

Radical mood among students on campuses as the new university year begins

26 September 2017
As students begin a new university year many are looking at the upheaval in politics—and the possibility of change.

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