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In Between Priests and Units: A Manifesto for Education as Labour

Originally posted on 22 October 2013 by Re.framing Activism Maïa Pal explores the lessons that we can learn from Occupy Sussex for the 3 union-led strike day in HE on 31 October 2013. Have educators sold out? Why should we […]

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Thoughts on the Sussex Occupation as Dead End

Members of the Queer (in) Crisis collective question the Sussex occupation and demos as empty forms and traditions, and discuss how to maintain the toxicity of protest. The current occupation at Sussex University is in its fifth week, with no […]

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‘What should radical political organisations look like today?’ at Occupy Sussex

Maia Pal reports back on a meeting on radical activism and organisation, held in Brighton at the Sussex Occupation. Below, Luke Cooper replies to the debate. On Wednesday 6 March, activists put together a forum entitled ‘What should radical political […]

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Occupy Sussex: a new wind blowing through student politics?

Maïa Pal discusses the history and wider implications of the current occupation at Sussex University.

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Assembly report: catalysts for a radical movement

Members of the International Organisation for a Participatory Society (London and Southampton chapter), Anti-capitalist Initiative, Peoples Assemblies Network, Occupy London activists and The Friern Barnet Library occupation called for an assembly to discuss social movement strategy in 2013. The assembly took place yesterday at SOAS. Roughly 60 to 70 […]

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Friern Barnet Library: Occupied and Liberated

Stuart King interviewed Leon from Occupy at an occupied Barnet library

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The Pitfalls of Privilege: OWS, Social Justice, Intersectionality

Sophie Cansdale sees intersectionality as the crux of social justice – OWS is proof

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Occupy GlobalMay manifesto: reform or revolution?

Not revolutionary, but needs a response from the left, writes Chris Strafford

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