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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 […]


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 […]


Capitalist Realism and Education

Education has been at the heart of what I have called capitalist realism. What the function of education is, how it is to be funded, how students understand themselves, the way that teachers and lecturers are trained and inspected: all […]


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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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 […]

Brave new world student movement

The future of the student movement

A grassroots activist meeting in London discusses alternatives to the NUS

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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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Sussex occupiers speak out! Interviews and speeches online

In collaboration with Radio Free Brighton we publish speeches and interviews with the still on-going (and growing in support) occupation of Bramber House at Sussex University. Below you can also see how the university management broke their silence and the […]

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