‘We advocate direct action such as occupations, blockades and we are laying the foundations for a student strike in the coming years. We know that those in power won’t just give in if we sit around a table for a couple of hours; we have to build a movement which can sustain itself for years.’
The National Campaign Against Fees & Cuts is a group which campaigns for free education and an end to student debt. We believe that education is a social good and should therefore be publicly-funded, through means of progressive taxation. This means a system of taxation which would tax the wealthiest in society and shift the burden away from hitting the poorest hardest.
We want an education system which is not only economically free for everyone – including international students – from cradle to grave, but is also free from the interests of big businesses and encroaching privatisation, with a liberated curriculum and democratically-run institutions.
We aren’t going to get what we want by asking nicely. We advocate direct action such as occupations, blockades and we are laying the foundations for a student strike in the coming years. We know that those in power won’t just give in if we sit around a table for a couple of hours; we have to build a movement which can sustain itself for years, like that which recently won in Germany, involving not just students but the wider community. We’re in it for the long term – and we hope you will join us!
To find out more visit: anticuts.com
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Radical workers’ sporting organisations and the 1936 People’s Olympiad illustrate the role of sport in fighting oppression, writes Uma Arruga i López.
Lesley Chow argues for a new kind of music criticism that re-evaluates women musicians and "meaningless" music, writes Rhian E Jones
Olympic ‘legacy’ has greased the path for enormous, upward transfer of wealth to the global propertied classes, writes Jules Boykoff
If earning money is a fundamental reason for entering the sex industry, it is also essential to leaving it, writes Marin Scarlett.
Major financial institutions have cited Deliveroo’s employment practices for its disastrous public share launch. Alice Martin and Tom Powdrill look at what went wrong and what it might mean for workers’ rights
Almost 30 years on, Sarbjit Johal recalls supporting the strike, which consisted of mostly Punjabi women workers
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