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The Socialist 28 October 2009

Support Postal Workers

Support postal workers

Support post workers, this is no time to equivocate

Postal strike reports: Defending the service


BBC Question Time panel - Workers' voice denied against BNP

BBC Griffin protest: Jobs and homes, not racism!

Far right shut out of Newport by mass protest


Socialism 2009 forum - can we build a party for working class people?


Huddersfield march for jobs

Young musicians support YFJ

Cardiff Socialist Student elected


Afghanistan: anti-war demo

Tamil Solidarity fights for boat refugees


Darling you're talking rubbish!

Energy giant 'fanciful to the point of paranoia'


80th anniversary of the Wall Street Crash: Capitalist failure - then and now


Strikes sweep across Yorkshire

Leeds bin strike: 92% vote to reject council's 'final' offer

Battle for jobs in Land Registry

Ex Ford/Visteon pensioners protest in Swansea

Leicester uni cuts protest


Call centres - public services on the cheap


Newport Rising 1839


Daily Mail homophobia


Film review - Capitalism: a love story

Conspirator: Lenin in Exile

 
 

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Leicester uni cuts protest

Leicester University plans to shut down its German department, resulting in three lecturers being made redundant and eliminating that choice for future students. Astonishingly, these cuts are going through with the support of the students union executive.

On 23 October students lobbied Leicester university senate meeting which voted to close the department. Socialist Students were there giving support to the students, and plan to be fully involved in a campaign including the students and staff trades unions. We will not only have to get the university to reverse the decision but also force the students union to back it!

On the lobby Stephen Bott, a graduate of the department said: "If German were to go, then the whole school of modern languages would be under threat. Students who would have applied here will go elsewhere. It is a hugely important language...

"The Students Union ought to be supporting us. They claim it will not affect current students - this is incorrect. As the department winds down it would mean less resources for current students by their last year."

Becci Heagney - Leicester Socialist Students

In this issue

Support postal workers

Support post workers, this is no time to equivocate

Postal strike reports: Defending the service


Anti-racism

BBC Question Time panel - Workers' voice denied against BNP

BBC Griffin protest: Jobs and homes, not racism!

Far right shut out of Newport by mass protest


Socialism 2009

Socialism 2009 forum - can we build a party for working class people?


Youth fight for jobs

Huddersfield march for jobs

Young musicians support YFJ

Cardiff Socialist Student elected


Anti-war

Afghanistan: anti-war demo

Tamil Solidarity fights for boat refugees


Socialist Party news and analysis

Darling you're talking rubbish!

Energy giant 'fanciful to the point of paranoia'


Marxist analysis

80th anniversary of the Wall Street Crash: Capitalist failure - then and now


Workplace news and analysis

Strikes sweep across Yorkshire

Leeds bin strike: 92% vote to reject council's 'final' offer

Battle for jobs in Land Registry

Ex Ford/Visteon pensioners protest in Swansea

Leicester uni cuts protest


Socialist Party feature

Call centres - public services on the cheap


Marxist analysis: history

Newport Rising 1839


Comment

Daily Mail homophobia


Socialist Party reviews

Film review - Capitalism: a love story

Conspirator: Lenin in Exile


 

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