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Italian student rebellion: 200 000 ptotest in Rome

15-11-2008 18:12

The national demonstration of Italian faculties and universities in mobilization filled the streets today in Rome. The size of the demonstration was impressive. It’s impossible to say how many people there were. The newspapers quote some organizers saying “more than 200.000″ which might be true.

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Germany: high school students strike

15-11-2008 16:15

High School students struck and marched across Germany yesterday in protest against classroom overcrowding, lack of teachers, and the pressure of examinations. Some 100,000 participated in demonstrations across the country, walking out of classes and marching in over 40 cities.

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'Anomalous Wave' demo today, Rome. 100,000 expected!

14-11-2008 13:17

The newspaper La Repubblica gives updates about tomorrow’s mass demonstration of students and universitarians. The headline says “The wave brings 100.000 students to the piazza”.

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Prosecuting Bush and Blair for Genocide (21st November)

14-11-2008 01:45

Free important public meeting

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E.ON backs down in struggle for Kingsnorth

13-11-2008 16:55

National wave of student protest forces energy giant to abandon
recruitment tour

Anti-coal protests at graduate careers fairs around the UK have forced
E.ON to cancel the remainder of its recruitment tour. The energy company,
which is planning to build a new coal power station at Kingsnorth, Kent
[1], has seen at least seventeen of its careers events disrupted over the
last few weeks [2].

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Germany: 100 000 pupils on strike. schools and univeristies occupied

13-11-2008 16:26

occupied building
In about 40 german cities all in all 100 000 pupils went on strike. they took to the streets and occupied schools and universities. They protested against bad learning conditions, an education reform (Turboabitur) and against the will of the state to form an elite of pupils and students.

the following shows how much protesters in which city

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London / Euro-wide demos: Italian 'Anomalous Wave', 14th Nov

13-11-2008 14:20

London: Gathering in front of the residence of the Italian ambassador
14, Three Kings Yard
London W1K 4EH
from there, demo till LSE and free lecture about Universities inEurope
Nov 14th, h. 10.00
tlf: 0044 07531933006
mail to:

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UCU derecognised at Nottingham Trent University as Parky installed as Chancellor

13-11-2008 00:29

Earlier protest outside the Royal Concert hall
On Tuesday 11th November at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Trent University installed its first Chancellor, Sir Michael Parkinson. At the same time, NTU has formally terminated recognition of UCU in a direct attack on independent trade unionism on the campus.

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Podcast #2 and Launch Of We Are Change London

13-11-2008 00:20

Quality podcast for download and news of a name change

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On-going Italian Education rebellion: Some articles and videos

12-11-2008 22:44

STUDENTS WANT TRAINS! - November 12, 2008
The next big day of student protests in Italy is this Friday. There will be a mass demonstration in Rome, organized by students and universitarians, independently of parties and unions. At the moment, people are trying to pressure Trenitalia to allow people to travel to Rome by trains with reduced prices. This has been done in many occasions before

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Video of Wembley Park Action Group Anti-Academy Conference

12-11-2008 11:08

Hank Roberts, Bob Blackman, Martin Francis, Bill Greenshields
Links to the continuing video coverage from the Wembley Park Action Group (Tent City Occupation) anti-academy campaign.

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Please support Ali Baher facing suspension from Israeli University

10-11-2008 12:24

In early November, Ali Baher, Chairman of the Arab Students Committee at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was detained for three hours, questioned, summoned to a hearing pending suspension, and evicted from his dorm room - all for refusing to shake hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres.

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Italian Student rebellion: Info and Pics from Rome

08-11-2008 14:36

7 November 2008

This friday everybody skipped school again and took to the streets instead. Even though minister Gelmini had tried to confuse things by promising extra money for universities and students with “adequate merits”, the student mobilisation went on and its message was clear: “No cuts to education, no privatization, we ain’t gonna pay for their crisis”.

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No Fees demo (Cambridge) & Career fair

06-11-2008 23:56

Regional East Anglia demonstration against fees, for grants and proper education funding.

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E.ON Recruiters Targeted AGAIN - in Oxford

06-11-2008 19:18

Climate-trashing energy monsters E.ON continued their national recruitment tour with a stall at the Oxford Careers Fair today. They seemed miserable but not surprised when a group of local activists turned up too...

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Forced to stay in school – a monstrous imposition

06-11-2008 12:57

Dave Douglass looks at plans to increase the age of compulsory education for the most recent issue of Freedom anarchist newspaper

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Iraqi History: For Whom the Bell Tolls

06-11-2008 12:53

“You may rely upon one thing — I'll never engage in creating kings again" - Gertrude Bell

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Students say 'No More Fees'!

06-11-2008 00:35

Lib Dem MP David Howarth speaks to students before they set out.
About a hundred very colourful students marched through the centre of Cambridge on Wednesday afternoon, proclaiming they're sick of being in debt under the Blairite Brown regime.

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Police assualt student to prevent LSE protest

05-11-2008 15:50

LSE student assualted
Police have used unlawful violence to prevent a student demonstration at the London School of Economics. Students gathered outside the opening of the New Academic Building by the Queen to protest against the naming of a lecture theatre after Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the dead dictator of the UAE. When the group dropped a banner reading "No more Dirty Money at LSE" a policeman approached the group and, without warning, kneed a student in the crotch and punched him on the side of the head twice.

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Brum Anti-Academies Public Meeting

05-11-2008 13:21

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The Council House,
Victoria Square,
Birmingham City Centre.
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