demonstrations

Day of action against cuts and fees photo gallery, 9 December 2010

Photos from the 9th December demonstration in London against education cuts.

December 9th day of action against cuts and fees

Tens of thousands of school and university students will walk out of class again today another national day of action against cuts and tuition fees.

Roaming Marches Disrupt Oxford - Personal Account

Marches of hundreds (mainly school students) disrupted Oxford City Centre, briefly occupying County Hall, Barclays, Lloyds, and Castle Mound (see the photo), disrupting traffic, and roaming through the streets and shopping centres of Oxford.

Against the reform, another revolt! Updates on student protests in Italy

Last night the Chamber of Deputies approved the Gelmini reform. 307 votes in favour, 252 against, 7 abstained. The reform will be passed over to the Senate on 9th December for its 3rd reading, then to the Chamber of Deputies again for the final vote.

Student protests - what next?

After another successful day of action yesterday, we look at what lies next for the growing movement against the UK government's austerity measures of cuts to services and rising fees.

Student protests against cuts and fees, UK, November 30 2010 photo gallery

Collection of photos from protests around the UK against proposed education cuts.

More student protests sweep Italy

Demonstrators in Rome.

In the same week that saw students occupy the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy today has seen more occupations, street battles and blockades of railway stations by students opposing new education reforms.

November 30th day of action against cuts and fees

Tens of thousands of students will walk out of class for the third time in as many weeks today during a national day of action against cuts and tuition fees.

My account of the student national day of action - Manchester 24/11/2010

The mainstream media's accounts of what happened in manchester on wednesday 24th november have been laughably inaccurate. The 3000-strong peaceful demonstration is a work of pure fiction. What follows is my personal account of what really took place.

Today we are the lions! Student protests in Italy

Student protests literally exploded all over Italy to block the approval of the new infamous Gelmini reform, which aims at privatising the university and turning it into a profit-making machine. Thousands and thousands of students have held demonstrations all over the peninsula and occupied university buildings.