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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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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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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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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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Leadership Class Survey – Full Results

Forward by Spin Pitman The results of the University of York Green Party Leadership Class Survey are in. I’d like to thank the dedication of our leadership candidates who responded swiftly to the survey at a very busy time during

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