A sunny success for the People’s Assembly

Anindya Bhattacharyya writes: Saturday's march through central London was a test for the People's Assembly Against Austerity's – the first time it had organised a national march primarily through its own resources, rather than putting...

NUT election: Why we should vote for the radical left

With one week left in the National Union of Teachers General Secretary election, NUT activist Rob Owen, asks how those on the radical left ought to vote The NUT has been one of the few unions to...

Care, Compassion and Cuts in the NHS

The decimation of the NHS means more than just fewer resources - it damages patient care in a host of other ways. Naomi C reflects on the role of compassion in healthcare, and how it is sometimes found lacking. I...

UNISON join in as Lambeth College strike enters ninth day

Chants of 'The Workers United Will Never Be Defeated' , 'El pueblo unido jamás será vencido ' rang out today from the Lambeth College Mass Strike meeting today. Neil R reports. Wednesday, the ninth day of the Lambeth College Strike, began...

Lambeth College strike goes into its fourth day – report from the picket lines

Workers at Lambeth College voted last month for an indefinite strike to defend themselves against a principal who seems hell-bent on wrecking Further Education in the Borough.

SOAS Fractionals statement

This statement first appeared on the Fractionals For Fair Play (FFFP) Facebook page. FFFP STATEMENT ON ACAS TALKS AND UPCOMING NEGOTIATIONS ALL-FRACTIONALS MEETING ON 3 JUNE 5PM ROOM 116 On Friday 23 May UCU representatives and SOAS...

UK a tax haven for Big Pharma

Sophie Williams,  a medical student at Imperial College London, discusses how low tax rates in the UK make buying out AstraZeneca an attractive deal for US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer US-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has begun...

Militancy at Lambeth College strike despite injunction

Estelle Cooch reports from today's strike at Lambeth College The resistance by lecturers at Lambeth College to the vicious attacks on their pay and conditions is quickly becoming a beacon to trade unionists and activists...
Crowd on picket line

Lambeth College all out strike to win!

Mark Winter discusses the importance of the Lambeth College UCU strike against changes to their contracts and what can be learnt from the experiences of the Tower Hamlets College strike.

The politics of depression: Mark Fisher on mental health and class confidence

Writer and critic Mark Fisher caused a stir recently with his article Good For Nothing in Occupied Times, where he wrote searingly about the experience of depression in our neoliberal capitalist age. Anindya Bhattacharyya spoke to him about the politics of...