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Atos Origin Disability Benefits Protest

On Monday, a group of us joined a small demonstration in a business park somewhere outside Livingston. We were protesting outside the regional head quarters of Atos Origin, a company contracted by the government to run a medical testing programme … Continue reading

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Scottish College Bursaries Shortfall

For the past three years college bursary funding has been overstretched – leading to colleges having to either dip into reserves or make cuts to the already inadequate levels of student support found in Scotland. This year colleges are almost … Continue reading

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First Week of Term Update

‘Tis the end of the first week of term – we’ve been pretty busy! The following months are going to be key, as we coordinate with other groups across Edinburgh, Scotland, the UK, and even globally! Some Dates for Your … Continue reading

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Police action following protests

This has been lifted from the ScALP website – (Scottish Activist Legal Project): Since the anti-cuts protests in November and December several people in Edinburgh have been contacted by police about possible crimes. They have been approached either at home … Continue reading

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Her Majesty’s Government Wishes You A Very Merry Christmas!

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Solidarity from Iranian Students

Dear friends We have received your statement of solidarity* and it is indeed beyond all words that how encouraging and heartening we have found it. Your message found us almost on the Students day in Iran, a day in which … Continue reading

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‘What we’re arguing against – and what we’re fighting for’ This is a syndication of a post made by Adam Ramsay of Bright Green Scotland and No Shock Doctrine. George Osborne thought his smokescreen was working. It looked for a while … Continue reading

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