- Right of international students to study in UK under attack June 15, 2013
International students attempting to study in the UK are being deterred by punitive restrictions.
- Top UK universities call for cuts to funding for poorer students May 30, 2013
According to the Times, vice-chancellors at Britain’s Russell group of 24 top research universities are “privately urging” government ministers to cut funding used to support poorer students.
- UK teaching unions stage token protest in North West May 1, 2013
The timetable of rolling regional strikes is designed to have as little effect as possible.
- National Union of Students complicit in British government attacks on students April 17, 2013
The National Union of Students has launched a phoney campaign to “Bring Back” the Educational Maintenance Allowance, after previously sabotaging the opposition to its abolition.
- UK: Privatisation agenda causing overcrowded schools and poor-quality education April 5, 2013
The drive towards the privatisation of education in Britain is leading to a dire shortage of school places and poor-quality education provision.
- UK teaching unions signal no resistance to cuts March 26, 2013
Unions announce a timetable of rolling regional strikes, not scheduled to begin for three months.
- Oppose the privatisation of education March 20, 2013
Public education in Britain is being eliminated and handed over to the private sector.
- Britain: Student beaten by police finally found not guilty March 16, 2013
Alfie Meadows, who was brutally beaten by police during the anti-tuition fees protests in 2010, was cleared of violent disorder.
- Sussex University students and staff oppose privatisation March 2, 2013
Hundreds of students and staff at the University of Sussex are protesting the outsourcing of non-academic jobs to privately owned companies.
- UK Conservatives appoint major donor John Nash as education minister January 18, 2013
The appointment of venture capitalist John Nash as British education minister hammers another nail in the coffin of public education.
- Workers in Britain suffer the greatest fall in wages since the 1930s June 20, 2013Wages, adjusted for inflation, have fallen by 15 percent in the UK over the last five years. […]
- Obama in Berlin June 20, 2013Five years after “Obamamania,” it is not enough to merely shed illusions in Obama. There are serious political lessons that must be drawn so that workers and youth will be politically prepared for future developments. […]
- Left Party offers its services as a prop of bourgeois rule June 20, 2013The Left Party is endeavouring to arrest the decline of the SPD, and present the SPD-Green ticket as a progressive alternative to the Merkel government. […]
- China uses NSA revelations to highlight US hypocrisy on cyber security June 20, 2013Beijing will quickly dump Edward Snowden if his presence in Hong Kong begins to threaten China’s own police-state measures. […]
- Mass layoffs begin in Chicago Public Schools June 20, 2013On June 14, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced the first wave of layoffs—a total of 663 teachers, teaching assistants and aides—as part of the impending closure of 50 schools. […]
- Stocks slump as Federal Reserve hints at reducing cash infusions June 20, 2013US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday the central bank would consider reducing its $85 billion-per-month asset purchasing program later this year. […]
- As developers gentrify Detroit, evictions increase June 20, 2013Billionaire home loan tycoon and real estate investor Dan Gilbert is anticipating a windfall from the potential bankruptcy of Detroit and is rapidly increasing his holdings in downtown Detroit. […]
- Turkish unions, business groups back crackdown on Taksim Square protest June 20, 2013Twenty business groups and union federations issued a statement Wednesday calling on protesters to abandon their occupation of Taksim Square. […]
- Public sector cuts intensify in Australia’s largest state June 20, 2013The New South Wales budget unveiled further public sector “savings” worth $18 billion over six years. […]
- Washington seeks Taliban deal as Afghanistan casualties mount June 20, 2013US negotiators are expected to meet with representatives of the Taliban in Qatar, even as fighting continues in Afghanistan, claiming the lives of another four US troops. […]
- Workers in Britain suffer the greatest fall in wages since the 1930s June 20, 2013