education

Persecution and threats against student activist escalate

Bahar Mustafa - Golsmiths Student's Union Welfare & Diversity Officer

A London student union officer has received death threats in a month-long campaign of harassment, after she organised a meeting for minority students.

A Spoonful of Sugar: Childcare, Work and #Budget2015

An analysis of the changes to childcare and paid parental leave in the 2015 Australian Federal Budget

Lib Ed #02.02

Issue of Lib Ed from summer 1986 with articles about school beatings, progressive education examples in Australia, a year of a teachers' dispute and more.

Lib Ed magazine

A partial online archive of Lib Ed, a magazine for the liberation of learning, produced by the Libertarian Education group.

Right and Left against the state: education without classes

Education reform, whether promoted by the Left or Right, often fails to deeply address the class-based issues driving the alleged "failure" of the educational system.

Iguala: state crime, class crime

What kind of “order” demands that 43 people vanish? They were killed because they defy the fundamental politics of the state regarding education and social issues. In the end all of Mexico knows it.

L'enragé no. 1

L'Enragé No. 1

A reprint (in both French and in English translation) of no. 1 of L'Enrage, a satirical journal founded by Jean-Jacques Pauvert and produced in France during the May 68 events. Translated by Ruth Porter.

The 10 July public sector strike and going beyond formula

Tomorrow's coordinated strike by public sector workers looks set to be larger than the one on 30 Novermber 2011 that was billed as a public sector 'general strike.' But what does that mean, and are we in any better position now, industrially, than we were then?

Starvation for coming in late - JCP ESOL teaching and benefit sanctions.

Through the growth of JobCentre mandated classes, ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) teachers are becoming complicit in the sanctioning of student's benefits - leaving them destitute. This article argues that we should refuse to give the JobCentre any information which could lead to a sanction.

Freedom From Education: Decolonial Study for Abolishing the Prison-University Complex

Against the romanticizing of education, Leftists should recognize alternative regimes of study, as practiced in prison organizing and indigenous peoples’ movements, and participate with them toward dismantling the intertwined regimes of education and carcerality.