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The 2010 generation lost, but the tides of history are on our side

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

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Loughborough Students Failed by LSU on Fight for Free Education

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


‘Thousands’ of students expected to protest for free education in London

Activist group says a surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn could bring more students out to this year’s demonstration.

A demonstration calling for free education through the streets of London is expected to attract thousands of students in the capital next month, an activist group has confirmed. 442 more words


London Pride 2015: a snapshot of struggles past, present and to come

The Pride march in London was a snapshot of the strides LGBT politics have made over the years, writes Colin Wilson. And despite the huge corporate presence, it showed signs of a growing left. 673 more words