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Nov 10

November 10, 2010

“This is only the beginning”

What better way to cheer up a dull afternoon at work than to get the news that 1000s of students have stormed Tory HQ in London? 20 or 30 of them got onto the roof. “We oppose all cuts and we stand in solidarity with public sector workers, and all poor, disabled, elderly and working people. We are occupying the roof in opposition to the marketisation of education pushed through by the coalition government, and the system they are pushing…

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Feb 13

February 13, 2009

Edinburgh University is being occupied

There’s been a wave of occupations of University campuses across the UK. Glasgow and Strathclyde have been done and now Edinburgh is the latest. I’ve added their blog to the sidebar so you can get updates. Their demands are here and include divestment from military research with BAe Systems and Qinetiq.

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