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Dear Brother Cornel West, We are writing to you as student and faculty members of Cambridge Defend Education, a group which has, over the last three years taken a principled stance to defend the university against privatisation and increasing social … Continue reading
1.The Front National (FN) is a modern fascist party. It was formed in 1972 by Jean-Marie Le Pen, who was backed by wartime fascists, including ex-SS officers and supporters of the pro-Nazi Vichy government, and a new generation of fascists, or … Continue reading
Students at Sussex University have occupied the conference centre on the top floor of Bramber House against university managers’ plans to outsource campus services. Their occupation has received national media attention in the Guardian, Independent (as well as here and … Continue reading
A teach-in, hosted by Cambridge Defend Education, with talks and discussion on historical and contemporary fascism will take place in King’s College on Sunday February 17th, between 10am and 5pm. Given the alarming rise of the Golden Dawn in Greece, … Continue reading
Access to higher education; the changing face of research funding; after the white paper; the experience of international students; university discipline; student activism v student politics; the university development at West Cambridge; education and social mobility… Interested? Got opinions? Read … Continue reading
See title: All welcome.
Two recent letters to the Guardian have drawn attention to the damaging effects of the new tuition fees regime, as well as to the wider ramifications of the government’s neoliberal programme of ‘reform’ (read: market discipline) for Higher Education. As … Continue reading
Goethe, acutely aware of the threatening impossibility of all human relationships in emergent industrial society, sought to present tact in the Wilhelm Meister novels as the saving accommodation between alienated human beings.
We, the undersigned, condemn the decision by the University of Cambridge to suspend a student from the university for two and half years for his part in a peaceful protest against the government’s higher education policy. Universities should be a … Continue reading