Monthly Archives: December 2010

Greetings of solidarity from the IN DEFENCE OF YOUTH WORK campaign

Greetings of solidarity from the IN DEFENCE OF YOUTH WORK campaign. Find below our statement in support of the protests and occupations. AGAINST AUSTERITY YOUNG PEOPLE AND YOUTH WORKERS STANDING TOGETHER BUILDING A MOVEMENT OF RESISTANCE We the undersigned support … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Senior Management

On the evening of 11th December, hours before the end of the second of the two occupations of the Goldsmiths College Library, and six days after the beginning of the first, we received a first written communication from the Senior … Continue reading

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Call for UCU Condemnation of Police Violence on 9th of December

If you’re a UCU member, please could you consider adding your name to the following letter: Dear All, We, as members of the University and College Union, call upon our General Secretary, Sally Hunt, to condemn in the strongest possible … Continue reading

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GOLDSMITHS OCCUPATION REOPENS LIBRARY FOR STUDENTS

After negotiations today, Goldsmiths’ Senior Management Team agreed to our demand that the library be opened to students as of 9 a.m Sunday. The building shall remain open until midnight. No library staff will be working, but the whole building … Continue reading

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LIBRARY OCCUPATION TEACH-IN TIMETABLE SATURDAY

4pm: Neil Transpontine – The radical History of New Cross check out the video here How is the current movement at Goldsmiths situated in relation to the New Cross area and its history? In this talk/discussion we will be looking … Continue reading

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Update on Management

We have spoken to the Senior Management on the phone. We have explained that we want staff to be in the library to provide regular services for students and to perform any necessary cleaning and stock-checking. We are locked into … Continue reading

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Blackmail

Last week the Goldsmiths Senior Management Team wrote to the Student Union to inform it that unless no further occupations occurred in the College, the Student Union would be liable for £15,000 of “damages” caused during the occupation of Deptford … Continue reading

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