Universities in crisis

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Education is not for $A£€

Student protests in Germany

In November and December 2009 – responding to the signal from Vienna, where the University’s main lecture has was occupied – buildings, lecture theatres and seminar rooms in fifty West German colleages were occupied…

Alex Demirovi

Violence and the University Sanctuary law in Greece

Shortly before one of the demonstrations commemorating the first anniversary of the death of Alexis Grigoropoulos in Athens…a group of two hundred anti-authoritarians broke down the door of the rector’s office at the central University of Athens and attacked and injured the rector…

Krini Kafiris

The damned disunited

Trouble at the University of Leeds

At the time of writing (January 2010), members of the University and College Union (UCU) at the University of Leeds are about to vote on a call for strike action and action short of a strike in protest at recent developments, which could have serious repercussions for the entire university sector…