UCU Strike Readings

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Patrick Hagopian, Dear USS
http://manchester.web.ucu.org.uk/files/2018/03/Dear-USS.pdf

Changing University Cultures, A Letter to Universities UK https://chucl.com/2018/03/19/uuk/

Dennis Leech, There is no need to increase contributions to USS
https://henrytapper.com/2018/03/18/there-is-no-need-to-increase-contributions-to-uss-dennis-leech/

Mike Otsuka, Oxford’s and Cambridge’s role in the demise of USS
https://medium.com/@mikeotsuka/oxfords-and-cambridge-s-role-in-the-demise-of-uss-a3034b62c033

Liz Morrish, FIVE THINGS I LEARNED FROM THE USS STRIKES
https://academicirregularities.wordpress.com/2018/03/05/five-things-i-learned-from-the-uss-strikes/

Philip Roscoe, DEFICIT, WHAT DEFICIT? THE POLITICS OF FINANCIAL FACT
http://www.journalofculturaleconomy.org/deficit-what-deficit-the-politics-of-financial-fact/

Ewan McGaughey, Pension strike: university staff are getting a ‘Die Quickly’ pension plan. It won’t work.
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/pension-strike-explainer/

Christine Berry, USS is the tip of the iceberg. Our pensions system is a hot mess
https://www.opendemocracy.net/neweconomics/uss-tip-iceberg-pensions-system-hot-mess/

Katy Sian, We’re drawing the line’: Our fight against university marketization is about more than pensions
https://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/were-drawing-line-fight-university-marketization-pensions/

Jana Bacevic, Life or business as usual? Lessons of the USS strike
https://janabacevic.net/2018/03/14/life-or-business-as-usual-lessons-of-the-uss-strike/

Martin Heneghan, Jo Grady and Liam Foster, Women to be hardest hit by proposed university pension scheme changes
http://ucu.group.shef.ac.uk/women-to-be-hardest-hit-by-proposed-university-pension-scheme-changes/

Jason Hickel, THIS ISN’T JUST ABOUT PENSIONS ANYMORE – THERE’S A REVOLUTION AFOOT
https://www.jasonhickel.org/blog/2018/3/15/this-isnt-just-about-pensions-anymore-theres-a-revolution-afoot

Tyler Denmead, Tier 2 Worker Remote Office
https://t.co/nAEiLw7ZoF

Mark Graham, The UK universities strike is the frontline of the gig economy fight
http://www.wired.co.uk/article/mark-graham-oxford-internet-institute-gig-economy-university-strike

Jo Grady, Solidarity between university staff and students is here to stay
https://labourlist.org/2018/03/solidarity-between-university-staff-and-students-is-here-to-stay/

Rhodri Hayward, Striking is the Best Medicine
http://www.histhum.com/?p=486

Kate Cross, “I’m Doing Exactly What I Have to Do.” https://scottishtuc.blog/2018/03/05/im-doing-exactly-what-i-have-to-do/

Jen Bagelman and Jonathan Cinnamon, Home Office rules mean non-British academics can be denied right to strike
https://theconversation.com/home-office-rules-mean-non-british-academics-can-be-denied-right-to-strike-93156#link_time=1520949998

Left of Brown and Sisters of Resistance, The Post-Strike Landscape
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/gender/2018/03/13/the-post-strike-landscape/

Chris Millard, On the emotional and material politics of the strike
http://www.histhum.com/?p=522

Christopher Phelps, Britain: Universities on Strike
https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/uk-lecturers-strike-university-pensions-austerity-student-solidarity

James Smith, The lecturers’ strike offers universities a radical future
http://www.huckmagazine.com/perspectives/opinion-perspectives/ucu-strike-universities-change-forever/

Ioannis Costas Batlle and Aurelien Mondon, University Strikes: Reclaiming a space for emancipatory education
https://discoversociety.org/2018/03/06/university-strikes-reclaiming-a-space-for-emancipatory-education/

Stephen Parfitt, Why the UCU Strike Matters
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/03/ucu-university-staff-strike-deal-pensions-union

Stephen Parfitt, Lecturers on Strike
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/britain-university-strike-pensions

Ed Rooksby, No Capitulation
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/03/university-college-union-strike-capitulation-deal

Richard Hall, On the Social Pensions Strike
http://www.richard-hall.org/2018/03/06/on-the-social-pensions-strike/

Mark Carrigan, Social Media Strategy and #USSstrikes
https://markcarrigan.net/2018/02/26/social-media-strategy-and-ussstrikes/

snflais, University cleaners announce biggest ever outsourced workers strike in UK higher education
https://iwgb.org.uk/2018/03/15/university-cleaners-announce-biggest-ever-outsourced-workers-strike-in-uk-higher-education/

David Bartan, VICE-CHANCELLORS SHOULD START PLANNING THEIR CLIMB-DOWN STRATEGIES
https://discoversociety.org/2018/03/08/vice-chancellors-should-start-planning-their-climb-down-strategies/

Ewan McGaughey, Can universities cut staff pay for the strike as they please? “No way”, says the law.
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/staff-pay-pensions-strike/

Jamie Woodcock, After the first wave of strikes: how can we win?
http://www.notesfrombelow.org/article/after-first-wave-strikes-how-can-we-win

Jamie Woodcock, Six Points on the Eve of the UCU Strike
http://www.notesfrombelow.org/article/six-points-eve-ucu-strike

Julie Cupples, “Leadership”: Reflections from a striking LA (lady academic) in the NLU (neoliberal university)
https://juliecupples.wordpress.com/2018/03/17/leadership-reflections-from-a-striking-la-lady-academic-in-the-nlu-neoliberal-university/

Felicity Callard, Unrolled thread from @felicitycallard #ucustrike #ussstrike #ussstrikes #STS
https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/973136190319792129.html

Nicole Kobie, #NoCapitulation: How one hashtag saved the UK university strike
http://www.wired.co.uk/article/no-capitulation-uk-university-pension-protest-twitter

Laura Mitchell,Neoliberalising HE: The USS Strike Part I
https://drlauramitchell.com/2018/03/14/neoliberalising-he-the-uss-strike-part-i/

Laura Mitchell,Neoliberalising HE: The USS Strike Part II
https://drlauramitchell.com/2018/03/16/neoliberalising-he-part-ii/

Kate Wright, A Personal Letter to Students
https://ucuedinburgh.wordpress.com/2018/03/19/a-personal-letter-to-students/

We are the University, The Marketisation of Higher Education (video explainer)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=UVpMgJKQkUo

Richard Hall, US(S) v Them, over and over again
http://www.richard-hall.org/2018/03/22/uss-v-them-over-and-over-again/

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