Category Archives: Solidarity

Solidarity from John Pilger

“Your action, and the action of your fellow students all over Britain, in standing up to a mendacious, undemocratic government is one of the most important and exciting developments in my recent lifetime. People often look back to the 1960s … Continue reading

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Support from Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone has sent us this message of support! David Cameron has achieved what even Margaret Thatcher could not, turning an entire generation against his government in months. This new anti-Tory generation is showing the way by peacefully demonstrating in … Continue reading

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Solidarity from Islington anti-cuts

UCL occupation has had a message of support from Islington’s anti-cuts campaign. They said: Solidarity Greetings from Islington Hands off our Public Services, to students in Occupation at University College London. The demands from student and teachers against the cuts at theuniversity and … Continue reading

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Messages of support from UCL Geography Department!

I can’t be there, but wanted to offer a note of support.  It is great to see geographers, and others, playing a key role in contesting, let’s hopereshaping, future political landscapes. The continual talk of theinevitability of cuts in the … Continue reading

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NUJ support for the occupation

From the Financial Times NUJ Chapel – A representative of the occupation spoke to a packed union meeting, which passed the following motion nem con (without objection): “This chapel welcomes the protests by school and college students in defence of … Continue reading

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Message of support from Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali has sent us a message of support: Yesterday here in Rio de Janeiro, I spoke to a conference of trade unionists, students, kids from the slums and told them how even in Britain there was a fightback. They … Continue reading

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Support from NOAM CHOMSKY

GREAT NEWS! Noam Chomsky has emailed us with a kind message of support and solidarity. Read it here: Very glad to learn of your protests against the appalling programs being inflicted on England, and hope they awaken others to what … Continue reading

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UCL UCU Executive press release in support of occupation

PRESS RELEASE 24/11/2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UCL UCU Executive support for UCL student occupation A significant number of UCL students have succeeded in staging a peaceful occupation of UCL’s Jeremy Bentham Room in the Wilkins Building. They have collectively drawn … Continue reading

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