Soaring rail fares are one symptom of a sick economy – the disease is privatisation

The British railways have come to be one of the most blatantly obvious examples of where privatisation has failed. Commuters and tax payers are being ripped off by dividend collectors, while services deteriorate, prices climb much faster than wages, and incompetent Conservative ministers like Chris Grayling fumble around a problem they have no desire to […]

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Occupy Sussex is an inspiration to us all

Sussex University has become the latest frontline in the battle for British higher education. On one side are those who want our universities at the whims of the market. The project is one of full-spectrum transformation, from the stealth privatisation of courses and campus jobs, cuts to student support that are rolling back the frontiers […]

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