The fight-back begins

As the Con Dem government in the UK bring in draconian cuts to public services including slashing the higher education budget by 80%, cutting funding to the arts and humanities by 100% and increasing student fees to £9,000 a year, students as young as 13 are fighting back. A third day of action has been called for November 30th. I am watching as a new generation springs into action and it gives me hope. Watch this video. The speaker is 15 years old and he should be an inspiration to us all.

One Comments

  • Ira Moag

    December 16, 2010

    Well, sure, some kind of legislation is needed, but it’s the kind that involves asking the rich to pay more to support the stable, educated, free society that allowed them to make all that money in a genteel fashion. And that takes more guts than I’ve seen from anyone in Washington, except maybe Bernie Sanders.

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