UK Education Newswire Archive
26-10-2006 18:43The McDonaldization of Society ( or would I say McDonaldization of
'NeuroDiversity', 'Difference', DisAbility.)......
I wonder if the creators of 'The-Borg', within StarTrek; The Next Generation based their ideas on 'The-Borg' (The-Collective), from the ideas of Ritzer and 'McDonalisation', or was it reallly that 'the-truth' is that these ideas came from the 'Ivory-Towers' within East Riding of Yorkshire Council..."Resistance is Futile"..... that's how I feel living 'with' this Oppressive lot here....
26-10-2006 11:54Use of private jet by researchers at UK centre for climate change research draws widespread criticism
26-10-2006 09:25The Beertelsmann foundation reorganizes German schools according to market criteria. A privatization of the political is occurring worldwide today.. Bertelsmann keeps a tight rein on public libraries, schools and universities through performance standards, rankings, evaluations and other control instruments.
Richard stop lobbying for an even higher university tuition fee. They have been in occupation of the Sedgewick lecture block since 6pm. At 10 pm they were threatened with academic discipline by Chief provost Dr. Frank King, who asked them to leave. They refused and have hunkered down for the night.
24-10-2006 11:03In January 2005, Green Loops ran a course on the construction of an 'axial flux alternator Wind Turbine', taught by Hugh Piggot and following one of his designs. Ten people took part in the week long course, which was held in the Jump Ship Rat gallery in Jamaica Street, Liverpool.
20-10-2006 14:26Come help set up Radical Reading Group at the Basement 6-7.30pm this Thursday 26th - all welcome.
20-10-2006 07:36In the G2 section (pages 10 and 11) of today's Guardian, there is an interview with Ian Bone of Class War fame.
20-10-2006 02:32The Co-Existence Society Present...
PEACE AND CONFLICT WEEK
Four days of talks, films, music and food promoting peace in the Middle East, at Sussex University
19-10-2006 16:57The first ever poll of Students' Union Presidents may serve as a wake up call to the NUS.
19-10-2006 15:59Folkestone Lit Fest (10-19 Nov) Booking now open.
Featuring History Weekend incl John Pilger, Tariq Ali, Kate Adie, Frank Furudi, Bettany Hughes. (Also on the Tues-14th) Prof Steve Jones on tackling Creationism...
Copies of the Festival Guide will be availalble at the Anarchists Bookfair this saturday-21 st October !!!
19-10-2006 13:54Is this a clear message from the UN on how the Blair Government and all other 'neoliberal' Governments across the world need to 'reform' the 'welfare-state' that does not violate millions of disabled peoples basic human rights. The current welfare reforms bill reforms is totally against UN anti-poverty message that 24 millions USA citizens have sent a resonding messages to their political leaders.
No to Torture - former British ambassador to Uzbekistan speaks out against UK/US torture collaboration
Craig Murray, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan with over 20 years of foreign affairs experience, talks about torture and human righs abuses in Uzbekistan. He presented his book: "Murder in Samarkand - A British Ambassador's Controversial Defiance of Tyranny in the War on Terror" at the Edinburgh Independent and Radical Bookfair on Friday, 13th of October 2006, at the session on "Political Terrorism and the US Imperial Project".
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