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Editorial Edition Zero

March 6, 2011

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Download a copy of The Paper Edition Zero The people who disobey. The people who resist in the obscurity of everyday life. The people who, when forgotten too long, remind the world of their existence and break into history without prior notice… There is no oppression without resistance. There is only time stretching more or […]

Letters

March 6, 2011

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The Paper’s mailbox was full this month with letters, comments and questions from friends and foe. So don’t be shy and keep ‘em coming. — I freelance for the Evening Standard. Simple question – is it not irresponsible to give thousands of cash-strapped students a detailed step-by-step guide to shoplifting in a newspaper part-funded by […]

The Shoplifter’s Conundrum: Musings on a (non) scandal

March 6, 2011

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Dora Kaliayev from the University for Strategic Optimism stirs up a media storm in a (stolen) tea cup and pours hot on it all If we accept this idea, that the revolutionary enterprise of a man or of a people originates in their poetic genius…we must reject nothing of what makes poetic exhalation possible. If […]

Post-fordist protest

March 6, 2011

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MORTEN PAUL What do academics do, when they go on strike?” our professor asked during one of the many discussions last autumn, only to give the answer immediately “They use the additional time to work on their research”. His question was intended to encourage a more self- conscious perspective on the protests. It presupposed a fundamental […]

A retreat to be sure, but a retreat to the only possible victory

March 6, 2011

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EDDIE MOLLOY What were the features of those heady days back in November and December when it seemed that 16 year olds were making the government shake and a new movement was in the pangs of birth? What excited us so as missiles were hurled and cavalry charged? For now we find ourselves on the other […]

DeSchool, D-Skool, ReallyReally Freeschool

March 6, 2011

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Surrounded by institutions and universities, there is newly occupied space where education can be re-imagined. Amidst rising fees and mounting pressure for ‘success’, we value knowledge in a different currency: one that everyone can afford to trade. In this school, skills are swapped and information shared, culture cannot be bought or sold. Here is an autonomous […]

Loveable and Capable

March 6, 2011

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Compulsory voluntary work is set to becomes a permanent fixture in our welfare system. Dave Riddle gives a first hand account of being put in place(ment). I have been referred to Working Links, my local (part private, part government- funded) “employment provider”. I am expected to attend from 9:30am until 4pm, Monday to Friday without […]