Banners of the Day #Demo2010

Banners of the Day: “University isn’t worth selling my body… But we aren’t all from Eton. Cameron” “This sh*t wouldn’t happen at Hogwarts” “Our austerity, their prosperity” “Cops Left Whitehall van full of Sweets” “David Thatcher … Education Snatcher”

VOTD: Captain SKA – Liar Liar #demo2010

Released 12th December for XMAS no 1. On I-tunes and all other digital shops. Proceeds to: Crisis, Disability Alliance, FalseEconomy and Women’s Health Matters. Launch gig for “Liar Liar” and FalseEconomy website 13th December, Vibe Bar Featuring Captain SKA, comedian Josie Long, Hackney Colliery band and DJ Jamie Renton (Chilli Fried) http://www.facebook.com/pages/Captain…http://www.wegottickets.com/event/100780http://www.falseeconomy.org.uk

SOTD: ucloccupation.com #demo2010

University College London, students built a “mash-up” website that has been collating and disseminating thousands of items of information about the protests and occupations around the country. “Everyone is a potential collaborator in a massive act of crowd sourcing,” says Sam, one of the UCL programmers.

All time favorite political quote!

That’s even better than George W Bush’s “I think we agree, the past is over.” To be honest the country doesn’t really need 50,000 more Media Studies graduates every year. Physics or Maths I’d fund #demo2010 #CCHQ @David_CameronPM

50,000 Students Protest In Central London

If only I work near there, like when the G20 stuff happened in Bishopsgate. Exciting! The NUS estimates over 50,000 people are protesting in central London right now. Students and lecturers are marching over plans to increase tuition fees to up to £9k a year from 2012, and remove government funding from some courses entirely. […]