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Let’s Bring Down The Government

Let’s Bring Down The Government

I feel very strongly about education. Of course I do. I come from an extremely privileged background when it comes to academics. My grandfather was a professor, my grandmother a teacher; both of my parents have degrees; my dad has a PhD and my mum’s working on an MA; and my mum works in a school. Well, two schools, actually. But whatever. I wasn’t one of those kids who always loved school. I spent my fair share of time complaining…

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Student Occupations

Student Occupations

People are saying this isn’t yet a revolution. I think it is. After all, they thought we were all unmotivated idiots who took the education we had for granted – and yet there they all are, fighting for it, marching for it, braving the cold as they occupy buildings and wait for people to see sense and stop these fees from rising. Why can’t they just see that this is a bad idea? I’ve been following the protests closely. I…

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