Sussex disciplinary hearings adjourned due to bias – but the fight is not over

By Jelena Timotijevic Today’s disciplinary hearings of the Sussex students (four happened today; the fifth is to occur later in the term) took place in the context that has become familiar to public sector workers not just in schools, colleges and universities, but also in the NHS, the post office, our public libraries and community centres: mass privatisation and outsourcing of public services.… Read More

‘Different Generations of Pain’: Mark Duggan’s Vigil, Tottenham, 11th January 2013

Two and half years after Mark Duggan’s death at the hands of the Met Police Firearms Unit, and three days after the verdict in the inquest into his death that returned a verdict of lawful killing to widespread bafflement and anger, up to two thousand people, including family, friends, local people, union members, students, activists and many others came together to remember his life and to demonstrate their support and solidarity to those close to him.… Read More