‘An Injury to One’… Some Reflections on State Repression and Movement Responses

Given the small size and timidity of our movements when compared to those in other European cities, recent arrests indicate a very focused effort by Police Scotland to destroy any instance of autonomous, collective organising that directly challenges the State and the dominant order. The question is, what do we do?

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‘Our Pensions, Your Education’: University Staff and Students in Glasgow Mobilise for the UCU Strike

Today on Wednesday 14th of March, students and staff mobilised for the 12th day of action in support of the UK-wide University and College Union (UCU) pensions dispute with Universities UK. 61 Universities are participating in the strike and student movements around the country are on the rise, directly challenging the marketisation of higher education.

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The Crack in the Edifice: Modern Capitalism, Migrant Workers and Social Movements

Migrant workers are one of the few sectors of society largely ‘uncontaminated’ and ‘un-incorporated’; outside the scope of hegemony, since hegemony is largely based on our Otherness, we are currently being denied even the possibility of a limited ‘acceptance’. This position therefore affords migrants the potential of acting as an important revolutionary subject.

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Reflections of a Very Gay, Very Closeted Trans Girl

Having found the love of many queer friends in the last year, I am overjoyed to report that fulfillment is exactly what I’m feeling now. I’m only just starting on my path towards expressing womanhood, but the people around me care about me and are supporting me every step of the way. I’m getting braver constantly, and it’s because of them that I can finally, and with no fear or shame in my voice, call myself a woman.

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