The University and College Union (UCU) has rightly refused to agree to huge increases in the staff pensions contributions to the main universities pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
While university staff are forced to take industrial action to protect their wages and conditions, universities are piling up surpluses – and paying big salaries to their top administrators. What’s going on?
The referendum vote in 2016 continues to dominate politics not just in Britain but also in Brussels. The EU’s expansionist plans have been brought to a juddering halt. Time, then, to step up the pressure……
Just five days after the referendum – with furious denials from the Remain campaign that the EU was planning a European army – the EU announced its new Global Strategy and began to create new military structures.