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Teachers slam Tory academy plan—and prepare for mass protests

22 March 2016
The Tories want to force every school in England to become a privately-run academy—but the plan has sparked fierce resistance.

The youth in France are telling the government to get lost

15 March 2016
Parisian student Gael Braibant reports from huge protests against the centre-left government’s vicious new employment law

Don't deport Luqman - Sussex students protest to save their classmate

10 March 2016
Students in Sussex University were set to protest tonight, Thursday, against the deportation of student Luqman Onikosi. Some 17 students occupied a university building on Wednesday night.

Half a million workers and students march in France against anti-worker laws

09 March 2016
 New laws designed to reduce workplace rights have sparked a revolt against the Labour-style government of President Hollande

Indian students march against government's 'war on democracy'

02 March 2016
A wave of protests has gripped India since the arrest of students’ union leaders in the capital, New Delhi, last month. With a march to the parliament planned for today, Wednesday, Kavita Krishnan explains what is at stake

South African students ignite growing protest movement

25 February 2016
SOUTH AFRICAN university campuses are burning with revolt. Protests are bursting out across the country over fees, racism, exclusions and the way the apartheid past still shapes education. At least eight universities have seen battles in the past week.

Reviews round-up

23 February 2016
Leonardo da Vinci: Mechanics of Genius at the Science Museum | America in Revolt: the Art of Protest at the Shapero Modern | The Glass Bead Game podcasts

How defiant dancers took on the bigotry of the US South

23 February 2016
Students organising an openly gay dance in the Ku Klux Klan’s heartland helped to create a new era, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

India - protesters vow to continue struggle to free arrested student union president

19 February 2016
The biggest wave of student unrest for 25 years has hit India following the arrest in Delhi of Kanhaiya Kumar, a student union president.

Lecturers' action over pay can test SNP's anti-austerity image in Scotland

16 February 2016
The Scottish further education (FE) lecturers’ EIS-Fela union launched a strike ballot for equal pay last week.

Industrial round-up

26 January 2016
Strikes backing Fife postie |London students stage rent strike | Motherwell XPO workers’ pay fight | Protest against fracking in valley | Occupy to save 120 cider jobs

Reports round-up

19 January 2016
Pickets turn away cars at EDF | Examine any offer carefully at DVSA | FBU ballot over South Yorkshire cuts | Students oppose axing of grants

John Cabot academy strike off after workers win all their demands

12 January 2016
A strike at John Cabot academy in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, planned for Tuesday of this week, was called off after workers won all of their demands.

Exclusive - Moazzam Begg and Shelly Asquith defy smears - fight racist witch hunt

12 January 2016
The Daily Mail newspaper is spearheading a racist witch hunt against the Muslims and students standing up to the government’s Prevent agenda.

National pay fight looms in Scotland's colleges

12 January 2016
Over 4,000 lecturers across Scotland’s further education (FE) colleges are set to begin a national strike ballot over pay on 20 January.

Solid school action puts Dunbartonshire council on back foot over cuts

12 January 2016
Secondary school teachers at Labour-run West Dunbartonshire Council in Scotland struck on Tuesday of this week.

NHS students' fightback over bursaries can fuel united struggle against Tories

05 January 2016
Anger at the Tory assault on the NHS is spreading as health care students and their supporters were set to march in central London this Saturday.

Nursing students fight cuts to bursaries

15 December 2015
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is facing a fresh NHS revolt as healthcare students organise to defend their bursaries.

Strike beats Alfreton Grange school bosses

15 December 2015
NUT union members at Alfreton Grange academy in North Derbyshire have won over working conditions.

Students occupy to halt campus closure at the Cass

15 December 2015
Students at the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design in east London occupied a university gallery space on Wednesday of last week.

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