Statement: We Condemn the Crackdown on Campus Activism

This open statement from University of York students and alumni was drafted following ULU President Michael Chessum’s arrest on Thursday. To add your name, write in the comments box or email jm1053@york.ac.uk. Other university students and groups across the UK

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The government think the student debt sell-off will go unnoticed. They’re wrong.

Originally published at The Economic Voice Here’s a shocking thought. By 2015, higher education could be almost completely privatised. After the shift from public funding to individualised funding through (tripled) tuition fees, most thought universities were already private enough as

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UoY Greens urge students to join picket lines and show solidarity

Young Greens groups across the country, including York, will be backing lecturers and other university staff on strike this Thursday, following a unanimous vote by the Young Greens National Committee to support the industrial action over pay and other issues.

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The People’s Assembly Against Austerity – University of York Green Party Report Back

Over 4000 gathered in Westminster Central Hall in London on Saturday for the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, the largest anti-cuts conference since the recession began. The day aimed to be one of ‘discussion and debate’ focusing on how to ‘turn

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University of York Greens Call for U-turn on Brighton Pay Cuts

The University of York Green Party joins Brighton Green Party members and Caroline Lucas MP in calling for Brighton and Hove Council to rethink plans to cut refuse workers’ pay by up to £4000 per year, which could have a

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No Need for a New Left Party – It’s Time to Build the Greens

The following is a guest post by Nick Devlin, Chair of the University of York Green Party. Following the release of ‘The Spirit of ‘45’, filmmaker Ken Loach has made a call for ‘a new party of the left’ to

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UoY Greens Back Budget Day Protests and Strike Action

The University of York Green Party has voted to support the budget day strike action taking place this Wednesday, which will see thousands of members of the Public and Commercial Services union walk out over stagnant wages. The vote is

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