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From The Socialist newspaper, 20 January 2021

Refund student rent and fees

Fight for free education and make the 1% pay

Socialist Students marching for free education, 2016, photo Isai Priya

Socialist Students marching for free education, 2016, photo Isai Priya   (Click to enlarge)

Socialist Students has launched a petition to build support for its demands on the way forward for the student movement and to solve the crisis in higher education. The petition demands:

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In The Socialist 20 January 2021:


News

Make the super-rich pay, not the poorest

Bosses profit out of 'starvation' food parcels

Teachers: On the front line, in their own words

Peace and Justice Project - no way forward for socialism

Millionaire tendency regains control of Scottish Labour

News in Brief


Covid-19

The Tory blame game: scapegoating the working class - 100% pay for all now

Covid: Bosses chase profit and put workers in danger

Vaccine confidence - a worker's response

Life in lockdown - being home from school when you're poor is hard


NHS

On the NHS front line


Black Lives Matter

Justice for Mohamud Hassan!

Police use Covid laws to intimidate BLM protesters

New Cross Gate fire 40 years ago


International News

USA in crisis - the need for a socialist alternative

Trump Twitter ban: only independent workers' voice can defeat right


Workplace

PCS Broad Left Network conference

Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick factory future secured following strike action

Morrisons - 10/hr headline hides divisive pay offer

A day in the life of an agency worker

British Gas strike continues


Students

Refund student rent and fees

Plymouth rent strike continues

Scrap fees, refund rents and pay a living grant


Campaigns

London's May elections: Tories and Labour's Khan both vying to slash public services

Socialist Party national women's meeting

Why I joined the Socialist Party

Christmas Crossword Competition


Readers' Opinion

Books that inspired me: The Road to Wigan Pier


Obituary

Obituary - Jeff Edwards


 

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Socialist Students:

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triangleCampaigning for socialism at Oxford Brookes Uni

triangleReturning to campus: Students need to fight

triangleScrap tuition fees - end university marketisation

triangleUniversity funding reform: Fight for free, fully funded education for all

Student:

triangleNigeria: Comrade Omomeewa, student leader and socialist campaigner, killed by armed assailants

triangleStudents and unions must resist misnamed 'free speech' bill

triangleAction marks the way for a national student movement for free education

Pay:

triangleSocialists and the four-day week

triangleWorkers at 13 colleges to strike over pay

triangleMOJ pay deal accepted - we demand 10%

Fees:

triangleSocialist Students day of action

triangleConference - Sunday 28 February

Education:

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Universities:

triangleFighting sexual harassment and gender violence on campus

Rents:

triangleTower Hamlets Labour backs Tory cuts

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