Starting on Monday 25th November, workers at 60 universties across the UK will take strike action. Steven Parfitt explains the raft of issues that are at stake, including casualisation, gender and ethnicity pay gaps, workload, pay devaluation, and pensions.
Lebanese masses are in the streets, demanding change. Proud of their unity, they call it a revolution. However, in this article Ahmed Julien Saade argues that the regime’s corrupt web means the uprising cannot enable any radical change. The author describes the contemporary Lebanese model of oppression, and the measures by which the state anticipates and prevents any meaningful transformation.