Student Fightback 2012

10th October 2012 Socialist Action 0

‘Student Fightback 2012’ takes place this coming Saturday, on 13 October at the University College London.

The conference will be a key opportunity for student activists from across the country to come together and plan the next steps in the student fight-back to the Tories, cuts, racism, inequality and war.

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The advance of the left in the student movement

1st September 2012 Socialist Action 0

By Jennifer Nash

On Wednesday 21 November tens of thousands of students will march in central London on NUS’ national demonstration against the government’s attacks on education. This will be the first time NUS has organised a national mobilisation to defend students against the coalition’s intensifying attacks in two years.

Young people fighting for Palestine

29th June 2011 Socialist Action 0

By Jennifer Nash

The youth movement for Palestine in Britain has continued to strengthen, with a number of significant advances.

The growing support for Palestine amongst young people in Britain has finally encouraged the National Union of Students (NUS) to join the growing movement for justice and peace for Palestine.

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A first sign that the new rise in the colonial revolution is creating a wider radicalisation

9th March 2011 Socialist Action 0

The Equality Movement

By Jennifer Nash

The new rise in the revolution in the colonial world that began in Latin America with Chavez’s Bolivarian revolution and ‘21st century socialism’, and which is now – on a higher level of mass struggle – sweeping through the Middle East, is of a scale to create a radicalisation in the imperialist countries.

The fundamental lesson of the struggle in Egypt is that when millions of people rise even the most well-armed dictatorship can be forced to give way. This lesson is not lost on young people in the imperialist countries.

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Students show how to fight the capitalist offensive

16th December 2010 Socialist Action 0

By Stephen MacAvoy

The huge upturn in student militancy in the past month is a significant boost to every progressive who wants to defeat the Tory-led offensive against the working class. It is the beginning of forces in Britain joining the resistance against the capitalist offensive which has been unfolding across Europe.