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report and pics from yesterday's NUS walkout

15-03-2012 12:55

liaison charmer

up to a thousand london students took part in the march yesterday afternoon, starting at malet street and ending with a call for david willett's resignation at the dept for business, innovation and skills in victoria. the procession was closely policed, and new tactics were deployed.

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Bristol Perspectives out now! Issue 4 of our alternative university newsletter

15-03-2012 00:55

In the wake of strikes and occupations last year, Bristol Perspectives was formed by a collective of staff and students fed up with university bosses. This alternative newsletter exists to give a voice to staff, who feel intimidated by management, and to create a space for debate and discussion about our vision for the university, in face of the government attacks on Higher Education.

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LUAC day of action against privatisation of higher ed.

14-03-2012 18:35

On the 14th of March, Lancaster University Against the Cuts, an autonomous student organisation at Lancaster University, launched a number of actions to mark the NUS week of action against the privatisation of education and the national walkout day, alongside members of #occupy Lancaster.

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Campaigners Take Action Against Mainstream Banks

14-03-2012 18:12

Student cutting her Lloyds card after closing account
Residents and students close their accounts with high-street banks in protest of the financial crisis caused by the banks.

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Manchester University Walkout Against Rise of Postgraduate Fees

14-03-2012 18:04

Students march down the road after walkout
As part of the NUS National Walkout, students at the University of Manchester walked out of lectures in protest against the University’s planned rise of postgraduate fees.

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Wilderness Centre Going Strong -RTF

11-03-2012 17:11

The Wilderness Centre Reclamation is stronger than ever, with people from the massively successful Reclaim the Fields Gathering still at the site, helping Protect The Wilderness hold the space down, and defend it from the Council and the friends in the Property Development "world".

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Anarchist sites in spanish

10-03-2012 16:22

Anarchist sites in spanish

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Urgent support needed!tomorrow 2PMGlos CountyCourt.ProtectThe Wilderness

04-03-2012 19:07

Tomorrow, Monday 5th @2pm Gloucester county council are taking Protect the Wilderness to their courthouse (near the docks) with the intention of being granted an IMMEDIATE, and ILLEGAL eviction order for the Wilderness centre. This is a desperate attempt to prevent the reclaim the fields gathering from happening later in the week.

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ProtectTheWilderness Next Public meeting 8th @the Wilderness during RTF

03-03-2012 22:12

Following the Protect The Wilderness Public meeting held at the Miners Welfare Hall on Thursday 1st.

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Forest of Dean Wilderness Centre requires urgent suport

02-03-2012 14:29

The Protect the Wilderness Centre campaign faces the courts on Monday 5th March against Gloucester Council. We are under immediate threat of eviction. Please help.

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Alter-Globalisation Week - University of Essex

01-03-2012 22:54

From March 5th - 11th, the Universtiy of Essex will be hosting Alter-Globalisation week, seven days of discussions, talks, film screenings and workshops on neo-liberalism and resistance to globalisation across the world. All events are free and open to all, so come join us!

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Cornelius Castoriadis, Autonomy, and Occupy Movement

29-02-2012 17:06

I wrote this (funny and "very serious") text about the French philosopher of autonomy Cornelius Castoriadis (1922-1997), who would have supported Occupy Wall Street Movement, and Occupy Movement around the world.

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Reclaim the Fields Gathering, Wilderness Centre, Forest of Dean, Glos!

27-02-2012 16:21

Reclaim the Fields Spring Gathering
@ The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0HA

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Anonymous & Antisec Take Down GEO Group

24-02-2012 18:05

Anonymous have struck a blow against the Prison-Industrial Complex and eliminated the online presence of prison for profit scumbags GEO group from the face of the internet...

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Power Grab by Guild Managers

17-02-2012 18:58

Recent Trustee Board meeting of University of Birmingham Guild of Students votes to shift power significantly from students to managers.

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The Guardian newspaper funds Huxley’s ‘Children:Our Ultimate Investment'

17-02-2012 17:52

The Guardian newspaper funds Huxley’s ‘Children: Our Ultimate Investment’. 'Children: Our Ultimate Investment' includes 'Project Caressing' which instructs toddlers to be tactile with elderly men. Liability issues ended this in the US, but Laura Huxley's 'Children: Our Ultimate Investment' is doing well in the UK.

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Take back your campus.

15-02-2012 17:26

Today we staged a sit-in at the University of Birmingham for the following reasons:

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University of Birmingham Corporate Conference Centre occupied- over 100 students

15-02-2012 17:14

Simon Furse has today received an announcement that his disciplinary hearing that took place this morning has been temporarily cancelled. It was cancelled mid-hearing due to procedural irregularities caused by student protest throughout the day, which at one point stormed the room where the hearing was taking place.

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Occupation- Defending the Right to Protest

15-02-2012 17:09

After a march around campus, UoB students and supporters have occupied Staff House in protest against the injunction against protest on campus and the disciplinary hearing that is taking place today against the sole student that the University were able to identify from the previous occupation.

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Beware the Agent Procrastinateur...

08-02-2012 19:30

Occupy Brighton GA Flyer - 18th Feb 2012
You can't kill an idea, but you can sure as hell slow it down...
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