Students occupy Taiwan’s parliament against trade deal

Photo via revolution-news.com Hsiao-Hung Pai reports on the unprecedented occupation of the Taiwanese parliament For the first time in Taiwan's history, students have occupied the parliament....

The year that Goldsmiths’ students supported the miners strike: an activist’s...

Goldmiths SU banner on the Victory to the Miners march, Whitehall, 1985 On the 30th anniversary of the start of the 1984-85 miners strike, Colin Revolting remembers...

Staff furious at £5 million cuts in west London college

Lecturers, support staff and students at Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College are opposing senior management's plans to make £5 million worth of staffing...

Campaign launched against casualisation at SOAS

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Willetts met by noisy protest in Cambridge

Amy Gilligan reports: Activists from Cambridge Defend Education (CDE) ensured that a talk yesterday evening at the Cambridge Union Society by David Willetts was met...

Atos: We’ve won the battle but not the war

As Atos is forced to rebrand and pull out of Work Capability Assessment Gill George discusses the misery they have inflicted and argues we...

Lambeth College staff vote to ballot for strike action

Mark Winter reports: At a packed branch meeting on Wednesday, members of UCU and Unison voted to ballot for indefinite strike action over proposed new...

200 strong angry NHS meeting in South East London

Ian Crosson reports: 200 people packed into a meeting called by the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign in Charlton, south east London, on Thursday night. It was the first...

Oxford protests cuts to homeless provision

Photo from John Walker Around 250 people joined a lobby today against a proposed 38% cut in Oxford County Council’s budget for homeless provision, reports...

Portugal: Telemedicine workers strike against layoffs

(picture from Apoio S24) Portuguese workers in a health call centre have gone on strike for the second time in a month, reports João Camargo  On...

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In the second of a three part series Colin Barker continues his investigation into the relationship between capital and the state.

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revolutionary reflections | Notes on Capital and the State: part 2

In the second of a three part series Colin Barker continues his investigation into the relationship between capital and the state.

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