The UK’s student movement has had some really impressive moments in the last few years, but it’s also often struggled to come up with lasting ways of building power beyond brief and quickly-evicted occupations. 236 more words
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I wrote this for The Leopard. The original is here.
My life changed forever on November 10, 2010. After being politically unaware for most of my life and angered at the new Coalition governments programme of cuts, I went to my first ever protest against the proposed trebling of tuition fees. 1,132 more words
Going on your first demo can be a daunting experience. It requires people to care enough and have the courage to stand up. It also requires resources in terms of money and time which can hamper involvement from people living far away from the protest route. 886 more words