Monthly Archives: October 2010

Browne's plans will drive whole fields of knowledge into decline

Letters Browne’s plans will drive whole fields of knowledge into decline The Guardian, Friday 22 October 2010 The Browne report on higher education funding and student finance is wide of the mark in every respect (Universities: Shock at big cuts in … Continue reading

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Noise of the Past – 29th October 2010

‘NOISE OF THE PAST’ AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON Friday 29th October 2010, 5pm, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall Free Entry to this Session – register with Organised by Taking Part: Programme ‘Noise of the Past’ – a poetic journey … Continue reading

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Higher Education Demo 10.11.10 – I think we'd do well to surround Westminster for a month and cut off supply.

For details of the Nov 10 demonstration on the Con-Dem Higher Education cuts see: And this letter below from Goldsmiths saying, pretty much, all out for the demonstration – the logistics of how to get the 6000 visitors to … Continue reading

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snip snip cut cut

No Pit Uni Closures! -march on 20 Oct at 4:30pm, assemble at Lincolns Inn Fields and march to 10 Downing Street ( -public meeting on 20 Oct at 7Pm, organised by the Lewisham Anti Cuts Alliance and taking place in … Continue reading

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Bakun troubles still (of course)

From: SUARA RAKYAT MALAYSIA Web: IMPOUNDING OF BAKUN DAM – GOVT MUST BEAR RESPONSIBILITY FOR POSSIBLE DISASTER Press statement by Dr Kua Kia Soong, Director of SUARAM, 14 October 2010 The decision by the developer and manager of the Bakun … Continue reading

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The actuality of Lenin and a Primer on the Leninist Party

Two recent posts by Jodi on Lukacs and Lenin: October 11, 2010 The actuality of revolution A central idea in Lukacs’s Lenin is that the leninist party presupposes the actuality of revolution. In this and upcoming posts, I hope to think … Continue reading

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Just loving the anticipation as things heat up (notes for a critique of the Browne Review and an apocalyptic tone in advance of next week's rampage and doom)

The architecture of the university will become a market reorganised shelf by shelf upon the layout of the department or convenience store. Just by the check outs there will be chocolates and candy, children’s toys will be displayed at pram … Continue reading

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