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Questions to management scumbags at USYD

(feel welcome to articulate your own, and share the document) Dear scumbags In aid of dialogue, a few points for clarification: – Would you have been appeased if the wall had been smaller, or if we had written on the … Continue reading

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An open letter to the managment of Sydney University – feel free to share or email it to Michael Spence or David Pacey (vice.chancellor@sydney.edu.au / vc.pa@sydney.edu.au / david.pacey@sydney.edu.au)

27th March 2014 University of Sydney Response to misconduct investigation Dear David Pacey, Michael Spence, Morgan Andrews and Sarah Heesom, We are accused of “chalking on a large wall” in contravention of the Advertising on Campus policy. It surely must … Continue reading

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Repression and prosecution in the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is currently prosecuting a student for their involvement in the strikes last year. They do this despite the brutality of the police within those strikes and despite the emotional and physical toll already waged on staff … Continue reading

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Unicorn of our dreams —- leaflet

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Death by a thousand rallies

I don’t know how many student rallies I’ve been to over the last 12 months, but it feels like an awful lot. After a while, they’ve all merged together in my mind into one overall student rally blur. I guess … Continue reading

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Cops off campus, cops out of our lives… Syd – UK – everywhere.

Cops off campus, cops out of our lives… Syd – UK – everywhere. In a continuation of the struggles that have occurred at Sydney University in 2013, some workers dropped a banner from the busy Parramatta Rd footbridge declaring ‘COPS … Continue reading

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The professionalism of the pigs

by Karen Elliot

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Strike at USYD

On the 5th of June we were wrongfully arrested for trespass at Sydney University during an industrial action.

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Letter from Honduras, of demand/solidarity against repression at Syd Uni

Tegucigalpa, Honduras 11 July 2013 To the university authorities of University of Sydney, Australia In the honour of solidarity between the peoples of the world, from Honduras, we learnt of the abuses by police against university students and workers and … Continue reading

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Precarious notes #1: 6 comments on the university and the dispute at USyd

1. From the formal level of dispute to the submerged politics of work at the university The industrial dispute at the University of Sydney currently represents one of the key conflicts involving higher education and the education economy more broadly … Continue reading

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