How can we build a trade union that works for all its members? Mark Pendleton on how it was not only strikes and solidarity in Australia that made him, but also his family’s conservatism and lifelong distrust of unions
Tag: picket line
In the final part of our series on the UCU pensions dispute, two members of university staff reflect on higher education hierarchies, media portrayals of striking workers, and the implications for non-teaching staff members.
On the final day of a fourteen day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, four historians discuss camaraderie, solidarity and picket line poetry, and consider how to build on the achievements of the past four weeks.
As students occupy and vice-chancellors U-turn during a 14-day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, 6 lecturers, professors, and undergraduates share strike stories of exploitation, marketisation, and mobilisation.
On day five of a fourteen day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, four historians share reflections from the picket lines on solidarity, precarity, and the marketisation of education.