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Michaelmas 2015 Term Card

Tuesdays, 7 – 9 PM, Munby Room, King’s College, unless otherwise notified 13th Oct: Defend Corbyn, Fight for Socialism! 20th Oct: Was Marx Right? 27th Oct: What Caused the Refugee Crisis? 3rd Nov: Capitalist Crisis and the Next World Slump 10th Nov: Where Next for Greece and Spain? 17th Nov: Where Next for Corbyn’s Labour? (Joint meeting […]

“The Only Road Ahead is to Fundamentally Transform the System”

The following is a transcript of the speech I gave at the anti-austerity demonstration called by the Cambridge Marxists on Saturday 30 May, in conjunction with the Cambridge People’s Assembly. “Elect a majority Conservative government, and you will get a clear plan, working every day to secure you and your family a brighter future.” So […]

May 30 – Cambridge March Against Austerity!

The Tories may have won the elections, but democracy does not end at the ballot box. Only 24% of the electorate voted for the austerity policies that they will be inflicting on us, punishing ordinary people for a crisis we did not cause. In response to this, we have already seen protest erupting all over […]

University Staff Strike October 31

On Thursday 31st October, University Staff from the UCU, Unison and Unite trade unions took part in a joint strike action against a prolonged assault on their wages that has seen them lose 13% in real terms since 2008. Staff ranging from academics to cleaners joined the picket lines to fight for the decent pay […]

Stand Up for Education: One-Day Strike and Teachers’ Rally in Cambridge

On 1st October more than 800 people turned out for a strike rally of teachers in Cambridge, organised by the two biggest teaching unions, the NUT and NASUWT. Almost 100 schools in Cambridgeshire participated in the strike, and were closed or partially closed. Teachers from different areas throughout Cambridgeshire came to rally in Cambridge, together […]

Why I’ll be Voting Labour in the Cambridgeshire County Council Elections

By Ben Gliniecki (Secretary, Cambridge Marxist Discussion Group) On the 2nd May 2013 Cambridgeshire residents will be going to the polls to elect their county councillors. These elections come at a time when Cambridgeshire County Council must make cuts of £37m this year, on top of £42m last year and £40m the year before in […]