"Just care yourself up by your bootstraps."
Some weeks we cover the tough questions about politics and economics and etiquette in the modern age. Some weeks we ask, 'Should you literally steal candy from a baby?'. How is a hapless husband supposed...
Causes event in London, United Kingdom by UCU London Region and 3 others on Wednesday, February 26 2020 with 113 people interested and 73 people going.
Simon#UCUstrikes, the largest trade union action in the UK since this Government was formed, continues today with a rally at Tavistock Square and a march to the City of London. For the future of UK Higher Education!
Former hobbit Dominic Monaghan recalls seeing the late singer and actor at the London casting agency where he won the part of Merry – and suspects he was reading for Gandalf
SimonReading about The Lord of the Rings films after I went to bed, I learned that David Bowie was up for the role of Elrond at one point and now I don't like these films anymore. Oh, what could have been.
Design work done for union struggle. During the UCU strike from the 25 November to 4 December 2019 we printed up thousands of posters and stickers and sent them out to go up around campus across the UK.
Students! To help avoid the strikes and protect staff pensions please write to your university asking them to resume national negotiations with UCU immediately.
SimonIf you're a student at a university in the UK affected by the upcoming @UCU strike action, you can use this form as a template to contact your university's senior management to ask them how they're working to resolve the disputes
Cinema staff are finding themselves getting disgusting verbal abuse for enforcing rules they have no choice but to enforce. Whilst the majority of films – certainly mainstream films – that head into wide release now tend to have a 12A rating at the...
Striking again would rob students of vital lecture time and damage the progress we’ve made through bargaining, says one anonymous UCU member
SimonIt's telling that this anti-strike piece in the THE starts with a paragraph of 'I's because the author doesn't seem to understand that part of going on strike is to show solidarity with other union members and other HE workers who voted to strike
The premiere of Discovery isn’t the only major Star Trek event this week. It’s also the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the series that marked a brave new future for the franchise on TV. Like the original Trek, TNG saw its...