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The attack on Legal Aid and why it matters to activists

Network for Police Monitoring Lawyers Group explain why the government’s cuts to Legal Aid represent a catastrophic attack on the justice system

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Re-assessing Anticapitalist “Internationalism”

Just a few of weeks ago, we were devastated (but not wholly surprised) to hear of yet another tragic disaster taking place in Bangladesh. I’m talking of course, about the collapse of textiles factory in a district of Dhaka, the […]

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The Financial Crisis and the War for Global Governance

Prof Kees Van Der Pijl, in this exclusive article, explains the links between finance and the US military-industrial complex in the changes associated with neoliberalism. These consist in the projection of global governance by the West, assured by military build-up, […]

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Woolwich’s bloody spectacle

Michel Foucault teaches us in his 1970s lectures that we need to distinguish between two forms of rule over populations: discipline and control. Discipline seeks to normalise individuals in a way that their conduct becomes foreseeable and ‘normal’. It achieves this through devices […]

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Jen Izaakson: Why was I victimised?

Jen Izaakson, editor of London Student, replies to the critics

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The Crisis of European Centre-Left Parties

Aaron Peters and James Butler discuss the crisis of centre-left parties in Europe and the end of the ‘promise of social democracy’ with the depth and scale of the capitalist crisis, as the material basis for the traditional programme in […]

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Thoughts on NUS conference 2013

Editor of London Student Jennifer Izaakson argues that the dire NUS conference 2013 marks something of a turning point for student politics in Britain

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Why I voted for motion of No Confidence in LS Editor

Micheal Chessum replies to Simon Hardy on Jen Isaakson’s conduct as the London Student editor.

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