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Editorial Edition One

March 24, 2011

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Download a copy of Edition One We follow rules, we obey laws, we adhere to social codes. At other moments we disobey the law, we break and bend the rules, we act outside of norms. In order to know when to obey and when to dissent and how to do these things together, we need to […]

Letters

March 24, 2011

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Letters and news from down the road and across the water made its way to us this month. — I don’t know who this Dave Riddle character thinks he is, but he seems blissfully unaware of his reproduction of neo-liberal ideology in his naive defense of post-Keynesian ‘workfare’ social policy. Is this supposed to be […]

Too much news in the world? Lets make some more!

March 24, 2011

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JOHN HUTNYK We all cross swords on what we’re fighting against, but what do we want to rally for? This is an invitation to counter the ‘news’ of the now with forecasts for alternative futures. If only this rally were not just today, and not just from here to there – but all day, all […]

Strike Together, March Together

March 24, 2011

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The 10 November demonstration kick-started the biggest student revolt since the late 1960s. It also inspired the Universities and Colleges Union to ballot for strike action over jobs, pay and pensions. Mark Bergfeld from the Education Activist Network reports on the strike. At first sight, the UCU strike may have seemed very ‘economistic’ but in […]

Den Plirono – I won’t pay!

March 24, 2011

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SASKIA FISCHER A widespread movement against austerity in Greece is alarming governments and making markets tremble. The tactic that’s so threatening to the IMF, the EU and the Greek government? A simple refusal to pay. Since the IMF-EU austerity plan was launched last May, average Greek salaries have shrunk by 20 per cent and unemployment […]

artwork: chris jones

March 24, 2011

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Lines in the campus sand: lecturers across picket lines

March 24, 2011

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In Edition Zero of The Paper, Morten Paul asked ‘what do academics do, when they go on strike?’. The answer offered by one of his professors was that ‘they use the time to work on their research’. The answer offered by other academics, it seems, is that they cross picket lines, strike break and carry […]