Tag Archives: Protests

Springtime for campus and university, springtime for you and me?

The universities have been a fair bit quieter in 2011 than in the last few months of last year, but that seems to be changing this week. The UCU strikes that took place in several regions on Tuesday, and will … Continue reading

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Some signs of life.

News round-up: The class war continues to heat up in the US as Wisconsin slowly moves towards a general strike. A high school walkout on Friday got a response from around the country, firefighters managed to shut down a bank … Continue reading

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In defence of the Royal Wedding

I’d been meaning to write something about this for a few days now, but now that the Sun’s suddenly discovered the anarchist plot against the Royal Wedding (an article which has already been demolished by Rob Ray here), now seems … Continue reading

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Egypt, England, solidarity and selfishness

Obviously,  the ongoing Egyptian revolt’s pretty much the biggest story happening at the moment, but I really don’t have enough background knowledge of the situation to offer any kind of informed, original analysis of it, so if I tried to … Continue reading

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Despicable

I’m sure there’s a lot more to say about today’s demonstrations, but right now I just want to celebrate this. I try to avoid peppering my posts with wanky quotes from “great thinkers” too much, but just this once I’ll … Continue reading

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Today Tunisia, tomorrow Egypt, the world some time after that

So, it’s been a busy week or so since I last wrote anything on here. The revolt in Tunisia’s really taken off, and the uprising in Egypt seems like a promising sign that the unrest could have the potential to … Continue reading

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A good start to the year

You’ve probably seen it already by now, but an early contender for the most inspiring piece of writing in 2011 is the amazing Gazan Youth Manifesto: “Fuck Hamas. Fuck Israel. Fuck Fatah. Fuck UN. Fuck UNWRA. Fuck USA! We, the … Continue reading

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