December 10, 2010 by tristan savage
The latest installment from this winter’s student mobilizations against neoliberalism. This battle in London was the final showdown for the broadly unpopular piece of legislation that will allow the tripling of university student fees, but apparently just the beginning of the efforts of a broad coalition of workers, students, immigrants, and others throughout the UK resisting top-down solutions to the budget crisis. The last few months have seen London police stepping up the amount of violence they are willing to use against young protesters, and dozens were injured. After police “kettled” thousands of protesters in freezing temperatures, students fought back, trying to break through police lines.
Check out the news here at London Indymedia: http://london.indymedia.org/articles/6634