Back in the days when Martin Smith of the Socialist Workers Party was just a mildly creepy arsehole who shouted at people with a megaphone, Vivian Bolus was rudely interrupted by Mr Smith and upbraided for his choice in jazz music. 40 more words
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"How Sanders Made Clinton’s Win Illegitimate": Simple Math, Clinton Has Been Inevitable Democratic Nominee Since April
OK, so the fix is in. In one sense, it’s too bad the Associated Press and the TV networks called the Democratic race for Hillary Clinton before New Jersey, California and four smaller states voted on June 7. 802 more words
Tuition fees are set to soar as top-performing universities will be able to raise fees above the current £9,000 threshold from next year.
Under major higher education reforms announced earlier this month, universities which show they provide high quality teaching will be able to increase their fees every year — with no upper limit. 25 more words
This is the first in a new series of posts on under-remembered radical women. Today we focus on Antoinette F. Konikow. Konikow has a very good quality Wikipedia article, so I’ll start with that, although… 2,487 more words