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The 2018 USS Strike: Protestival incl. TeachOuts

A selection of content from the 'Great University Strike of 2018'

Against the Slow Cancellation of the Future

Scholarship, education and the strike

The USS strike stimulated opportunities for reflections and discussion on the state of scholarship and education  across UK universities in the form of 'teach outs' on the picket line. The strike also resulted in what John Jacobs has called a 'protestival' or 'carnival of protest' which is reflected in the numerous songs, stories, poems and satirical parodies that were enacted to protest the manner in which UUK and UCU negotiations took place and neoliberalism and the demise of public education.

Why'd you do it Sally (Sell Out) - A Sussex Original Song

Ed. Badger to the Rescue

James Sumner's poem 'Defined Retribution'

Demanding the Impossible: A Strike Zine

Teach Outs