Author Archives: Justa Pleb

Can squatters, private renters and council tenants unite?

The first time I heard a friend talking about squatters standing shoulder to shoulder with council tenants and private renters, I was doubtful to say the least. Ok, possibly the squatting community could share it’s experience with resisting evictions, of which it has plenty, but what did the groups really have in common at heart? […]

Alchemy for Unrest

What makes people say enough is enough? The government failing on all fronts to represent its people? Yougovs study last year showed some shocking statistics. 24% of people think that the government is debating issues of public concern in a sensible and considered way. 16% of people think that the government is reflecting the full range of people and […]

NUS failures highlight old truths.

The ‘impartial education’ idea has its source in a very ‘partial’ quarter, and so long as the control of education comes from that quarter, the working-class movement will be poisoned and drained . The Plebs’ Magazine, 1909. On the 21st November the NUS March took place in London. The NUS leadership called on all students to organise […]