Dave Hill: Students are Revolting: Education Cuts and Resistance

Professor Dave Hill has posted commentary on the current UK cuts, protests, demonstrations, occupations, Day X, direct actions, financial fiascos, youth resistance, classism, and anti-cuts movements storming throughout. It’s very good, please check out the whole text here.

Here is an excerpt:

Students are revolting! And quite right too. From the 52,000 strong demo in Westminster on Nov 10 (which went via the Millbank Tory Party HQ- not your average day at the office!) to disciplined and organized student occupations, sit-ins and teach-ins at Leeds, Manchester, Sussex, Middlesex and other Universities, through subsequent Days of Action, to student protests across Europe- Paris, Lisbon, Athens, Dublin. Saying, chanting, acting, demanding, `No to Education Cuts’, `No to (increased) Charges for Education’, `Education should be Free!’ The 10 Nov demo, organized by the National Union of Students and the college lecturers union, UCU, was the biggest student demonstration in a generation.

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