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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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Teachers on strike to beat Gove’s attacks

On October 17th thousands of teachers will strike in the third of the NUT/NASUWT’s regional days of action. The strikes are in opposition to government attacks on pay, pensions and working conditions, attacks that are dizzying in their scale and […]

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Some critical comments on Unite the Resistance

Dan Jeffrey discusses his experience of the Unite the Resistance steering committee in 2012 Since the crisis hit in 2008 I have been involved with various anti-cuts initiatives and trade union campaigns, from the National Shop Stewards Network, to the […]

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Would an anti-cuts general strike be legal?

Luke Cooper spoke to barrister John Hendy QC

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Camden Unison writes to the Guardian

George Binette, Camden Unison Branch Secretary, and Marsha-Jane Thompson (Havering Unison BS) have written to the Guardian to correct some of the misapprehensions expressed in one of its recent editorials on the pensions issue.

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The anticuts movement, the left and the 20 October demonstration

An opportunity, but not a game-changer writes Simon Hardy

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PCS, pensions and grassroots action

PCS rep (pc) Rebecca Allan argues that we need more action to beat the cuts

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10 May: Strike out against pensions onslaught

Walkout offers chance to rally wider forces.

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