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UK Education Newswire Archive

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Lampeter wakes up against the Cuts

08-04-2011 16:33

The incredible 'Progress' Sound System: don't get in its way!
On 6th March staff, students, and townsfolk gathered at Lampeter – home to Britain’s smallest university – for a Carnival against the Cuts.

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Revolutionary Lovers Guide

07-04-2011 16:09

Sister of Resistance have produced a Revolutionary Lovers Guide which deals with how to build and sustain a revolutionary relationship, open relationships and polyamory among a variety of other issues.

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Ian Tomlinson inquest - tuesdat 5th April, 2011

05-04-2011 12:32

PC Simon Harwood, the police officer who pushed Ian Tomlinson to the ground at the G20 protests two years ago, gives his second day of evidence at the newspaper seller's inquest

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juliano mer khamis murdered in jenin, palestine.

04-04-2011 22:05

juliano mer khamis the founder of the freedom theatre in jenin has been murdered by an unknown gunman in jenin today. tomorrow there will be a big demonstration in ramallah.

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More Proof the Protests are Working

03-04-2011 12:27

NHS reforms are being put on hold for 3 months due to overwhelming public opposition

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Support For Ed Woollard - 26/03/11

25-03-2011 19:53

Show your support for a victim of politicised sentencing

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26 March: Cut the war not our education! Rome/London

25-03-2011 16:58

The Faculty of Arts University of La Sapienza -Rome is now occupied in
solidarity to London struggle!
Moreover on the 26th of March italian students will be in London, to
block the city together with English students.

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Letter to Male Activists

21-03-2011 13:36

This letter arose from a specific set of experiences in the activist community and we are aware of the fact that many men will find it difficult to read. However, we publish it here in the hope it will provoke some critical self-reflection among those who need it.

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In London On 26/03? Remember Ed Woollard!

21-03-2011 13:02

Don't forget the victims of politicised sentencing.

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NUS elections: interview with left-wing candidate Mark Bergfeld

20-03-2011 09:19

Ahead of the National Union of Students elections in April 2011, we publish here an interview with the left-wing candidate Mark Bergfeld, as well as two short replies by students involved in education campaigns.

“I doubt Bergfeld has the strategy to win”, says Patrick Rolfe, Really Open University

“Let’s critically support Mark”, says Jess Bradley, Students for Sensible Drug Policy

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The Animal Liberation Archive:

19-03-2011 12:28

The Animal Liberation Archive:
collects and distributes material concerned with animal liberation and the animal liberation movement. Currently over 120 documents are online of which some reach back to the early 90s.

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Facebook Generation’ to Thank for Egyptian Uprising

18-03-2011 12:38

Ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak has the so-called ‘Facebook generation’ to blame for the end to his 30-year reign as president of Egypt.

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POVERTY: Sound The Alarm!

17-03-2011 17:37

The worrying consequences of cuts on Britain's most vulnerable

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Academies Talk hosted at Impington VC, Cambridge, 14/03/2001

15-03-2011 16:59

A hall designed by Bauhaus founder Walther Gropius!
On Tuesday night (14-03-2011) Councillor Peter Downes hosted a talk at Impington Village College on the subject of Academies.

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Cambridge University Students Occupy Senate House Lawn.

14-03-2011 15:36

A now familiar sight in Cambridge...
On Friday March 11th, students from the local activist group Cambridge Defend Education occupied the front lawn of Senate House, part of the admistrative centre for Cambridge University.

This was in response to the Vice Chancellor deciding to ignore students and employers to save Bursaries, which financially support students with their studies and allow them to continue attending Cambridge University.

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Video of Tax Haven talk shows There *IS* an alternative to cuts

14-03-2011 11:07

A Stroud District Councillor (1) has just put together 6 short videos of a presentation given by John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network (2) in Stroud recently. 'The Rise and Rise of Britain's Tax Haven Empire' was an event held in Stroud’s Subscription Rooms attended by over 100 people, organised by Stroud Communiversity (3). During the presentation, John Christensen made clear that the Government’s plans to cut services were unnecessary and argued that the focus should instead by on tax collection.

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Yorkshire Student Assembly

14-03-2011 00:29

More detailes about the conference

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UG#538 - Outing School 1 (Unmasking US Tax-Exempt Foundations' "Philanthropy")

11-03-2011 18:19

The show this week features two friends from different generations who dish the dirt on the US forced schooling system and the tax-exempt foundations which engineered it. Our main interview is Norman Dodd, chief investigator of the 1953 'Reece Committee' on Tax Exempt Foundations, set in context by a reading from John Taylor Gatto's Underground History of American Education. Next it is Charlotte Iserbyt, ex-senior policy advisor in US Department of Education, followed by the first half of a 2004 Radio Free School interview with John Taylor Gatto.

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UG#539 - Outing School 2 (Scientific Management as Religion)

11-03-2011 17:53

This week we continue to examine the details of schooling as a social control mechanism. First, a section from John Taylor Gatto's Underground History of American Education, followed by the conclusion of his Radio Free School interview and an excerpt from a speech on the scientific management of children. In hour 2, Peg Luksik of the Pennyslvania Parents' Commission asks Who Controls The Children?, focusing on increasingly sophisticated efforts by the schooling system to establish, log and 'correct' US students' attitudes.

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UG#540 - Outing School 3 (Teaching for Money v. Learning for Love)

11-03-2011 17:51

This week we conclude our series on forced schooling, with a range of voices on its inter-relation with commercial organisations, including a radio adaptation of the Canadian film, "Corporations in The Classroom", an interview with Maia Szalivitz on the 'troubled teen' industry, and an interview with Dayna Martin on the emerging 'partnership' style of parenting known as radical unschooling.
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