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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 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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University of York Green Party Spearheads TV Debate Campaign

For a party which polled third in the London Mayoral election last year, which has 140 Councillors, and which boasts an MP and two MEPs, it’s fair to say the Greens are widely ignored in the mainstream media. When it

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University of York Greens Add Support to New Anti-Austerity Initiative

The University of York Green Party voted on Wednesday to support the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, a newly launched initiative which aims to build a united anti-austerity movement in Britain. The launch of the project, headed by the Coalition of

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