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Massive day of strikes and action against government cuts and attacks on pensions.

Students and educational workers were yesterday heavily involved in a day of strikes, pickets, occupations and protests in response to Westminster’s proposed pension changes and ideological dismantling of public services. The day began early, at around 6am, when unknown groups … Continue reading

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Picket information for tomorrow morning

Bit last minute, but here’s some details for the morning – see you bright and early! Edinburgh peeps – help support the picket, help make this strike as successful as possible. Here is the information for people who want to … Continue reading

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Events in the next few days

TONIGHT! 5.30pm Appleton Tower lobby ‘Musical Chairs’ Discussion Groups Small group chats about: the White Paper, feminism, anarchism, the rights of addicts, radical journalism, the labour movement in Egypt, radical education. We’ll rotate so you can go to a few! … Continue reading

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Wise words from our resident Soup Dragon

At something like an occupation or a picket line, hot food works wonders for morale. The problem is, they usually take place in locations that are a bit short of cooking facilities, but with a bit of planning, it’s actually … Continue reading

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Mythbuster: The truth about unions (and strikes)

Red Pepper has posted this article about unions and strikes in response to anti-strike rhetoric in the press. If you’ve ever wondered what the point of unions is, why people go on strike, and whether it’s true that people go … Continue reading

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Walking bus

I can’t believe we haven’t posted about this yet, because it’s great. Some people involved in the occupation, and some outside, have set up a Meadows Walking Bus so that people who need to walk across the Meadows during the … Continue reading

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Banners and giant posters!

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