Raising the rate of resistance

Educators in the sixth form sector prepare for 3 days of strike action over funding and pay beginning Thursday 17 October.

Review: Urban Warfare

Kate Bradley reviews Urban Warfare by Raquel Rolnik, an important investigation into how capitalism has shaped housing for its own ends

Homelessness: Rachmanism returns

As homelessness figures have risen yet again, Mitch Mitchell looks at the history of housing in the UK the post-war period.

SOAS in crisis: a year of struggles

Seth Uzman looks back over the struggles on campus at SOAS in the past academic year, and draws lessons for the higher education sector as a whole.

Grenfell: still mourning, still fighting

Friday 14 June 2019 marks the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell tower fire. The community will be marching in silence, as they have on the 14th day of every month since the fire.

EIS members in a combative mood

Teachers and lecturers in Scotland met at the EIS conference recently to review recent successes over pay and recruitment and to plan a strategy around the underfunding and overwork that still characterises the sector. Nick Cimini reports.
Jo Grady, incoming General Secretary

Big changes at UCU congress 2019

UCU Congress 2019 saw a left rank and file General Secretary elected, the right and the bureaucracy in retreat and determination to pursue the USS pensions dispute.

A gamer’s guide to social reproduction

Video games can be vehicles for a whole range of political ideas - and some can even help us explain social reproduction theory, argues Kate Bradley.

‘We will bring about change!’ #YouthStrike4Climate No.4

Young people have been striking again around the world for the climate. Year 11 student Junayd Islam reports on the climate strike in Cambridge.

Battling for the education we need

An open letter about the state of education from concerned grandmother Kes Grant of the anti-academisation campaign John Roan Resists.