We cannot keep sleepwalking through austerity

Today sees the launch of a new campaign by the ODG (Observatory on Debt in Globalisation). #Somnambulism shows us how debt is devouring our societies, affecting our physical and psychological conditions and breaking our community by imposing an illegitimate and unsustainble burden. From low income countries indebted to rich countries, to families or students not […]

No Cuts, No Fees, No Debt

By Fanny Malinen Next summer, the class of 2015 will proudly wear their graduation gowns. As the first generation to finish a 3-year university course since the trebling of tuition fees in England and Wales, they will enter their brave new futures with an average of over £40,000 of debt. That is nearly 80% more […]

We need free education to unleash society’s potential

Education can engender critical thinking, innovation and creativity, providing a platform on which people can shape alternatives for society. Arguably, the need to amplify blue sky thinking has never been stronger: the globalised society faces multiple systemic crises, such as climate, inequality and debt; not to mention the systemic failures with democracy, usurped by corporate […]