Library cuts and mathemagics

A struggle over library cuts reveals how shock doctrine tactics work at the level of an individual university.

Academies suck… money and life out of our schools

A key dispute in the battle against education privatisation has been unfolding at John Roan school in Greenwich. Support staff will be on strike again next week.

A Kestral for a Knave: fifty years on

Barry Hines's book A Kestrel for a Knave, which became the film Kes, was published fifty years ago this year, but it remains as relevant as ever.

Resistance not resilience: ruling class and radical approaches to mental health

While employers want healthy workers, they are not prepared to look at the deeper causes of mental distress.

The political economy of urban crisis: housing and the city

At the recent Revenge of Everyday Life conference, Ruth Lorimer talked about the growth of social reproductive services such as cleaning through gig economy platforms in cities, while Katya Nasim talked about the housing...

Maternity Care in Crisis

What led to the unfolding scandal around maternity care in Shropshire?

Reflections on the Education Spring

An interview with Lois Weiner about the flowering of militancy in the US education system

Experimenting on our kids: academisation and its discontents

Staff are taking strike action against the academisation of their school in Greenwich. Their next strike days are on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 July, when GMB staff will be joining their striking NEU...

50 years from May ‘68, students in France are mobilising again

France is again in the midst of a wave of intense social action, with universities disrupted for months and mass arrests in Mayday protests.

“No human is illegal”: NHS staff speak out on Windrush

The Windrush scandal was the inevitable result of the "hostile environment"- we need to push back and support the rights of all migrants