Tag archive for ‘protest’
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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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UoL staff strike for third time

Staff and students join picket lines placed in universities across country “The three unions have acted in solidarity and we will always act in solidarity.” – Unite The staff of the University of Liverpool More...

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By Hannah Clare On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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Students Protest Against Student Debt Sell Off

Liverpool students protest “selling off” of student fees “We’ve raised attention to the issue to students in Liverpool and we’ll continue to do so.” – protest organiser On More...

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By Atlanta Plowden On Monday, April 8th, 2013
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The LSMedia guide to NUS Annual Conference

Delegates from Students’ Unions across will gather in Sheffield to vote on national policy and elect national officers This week sees the return of the annual National Union of Students’ National Conference, More...

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By Anna Beverley On Friday, April 5th, 2013
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The Sussex occupation: from beginning to no clear end

Anna Beverley rounds up one of the most heated student campaigns since 2010 over plans to outsource 235 jobs at Sussex In May last year, University of Sussex’s management stated their intention to outsource More...

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By James Margeson On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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Hundreds return to streets over “Bedroom Tax”

Demonstrators blocked traffic chanting “can’t pay, won’t pay” Between 300 and 400 protesters took to the streets of Liverpool today, the second such action in two weeks.  Once again it was part of a coordinated More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Hundreds join “bedroom tax” protest

A controvercial cut in housing benefit for social housing tenants “over-occupying” their homes triggered angry scenes at the Victoria Monument on Saturday All photos courtesy of Laconic Photographic Hundreds gathered More...

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By Alice Sholl On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Liverpool tenants hold meeting to “combat bedroom tax”

Poll tax invoked as packed  tenants meeting say changes are “unacceptable.” Cameron insists they are “fair” Tenants of Dingle held a meeting to combat the bedroom tax this Monday, February, More...

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By James Margeson On Saturday, November 10th, 2012
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#Demo2012: why bother marching?

So the National Union of Students has called a national demonstration.  Its hard not to be cynical about it. Those who took part in the demonstrations of 2010 probably had the same initial reaction as me to #demo2012: More...

An "anti-racist" march in July by local Trade Unions and Irish Republican groups was protested against by far-right groups and was accompanied by a large police presence. Photo credit: Liverpool Anti-Fascist blog
By LSMedia Web Team On Friday, November 2nd, 2012
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“Fascist street gang” to protest Liverpool Irish marches

The annual Jim Larkin march in July by local Trade Unions and pro-Irish Republican groups was protested against by far-right organisations who branded it an “IRA march.” It was accompanied by a large More...

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By Millie Kidson On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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Liverpool student protests land grabs on Oxfam stunt

A Liverpool student has today travelled to London to protest against land grabs with Oxfam. The protest launches the international campaign against hunger on the eve of Oxfam’s 70th anniversary. An area of More...