UCU Strikes, Again

It’s official: our lecturers are downing tools again. In a 16 November press release, the University and College Union (UCU) announced that strike action will take place at the University of Edinburgh and 57 other universities between Wednesday 1 December and Friday 3 December over a pensions dispute and a pay and working conditions dispute. […]


Music, politics, accountability: what comes now after Capitol Hill?

Whilst congress were in the process of certifying Biden’s election victory on January 6th, a pro-Trump-rally-turned-riot stormed the US Capitol in an insurrection attempt that resulted in five deaths and a historic second impeachment trial. To the disappointment of metal fans, Iced Earth’s guitarist John Schaffer was photographed amongst the mob breaking into the Capitol. […]