We have occupied the top floor of Bramber House, University of Sussex, Brighton. There are 106 of us. The decision to occupy has been taken after weeks of concerted campaigning during which the university management have repeatedly failed to take away the threat of compulsory redundancies and course cuts. We recognise that an attack on education workers is an attack on us. The room we have occupied is not a lecture theatre but a conference centre. As such, we are not disrupting the education of our fellow students; rather, we are disrupting a key part of management’s strategy to run the university as a profitable business. They’re occupying everywhere in waves across California, New York, Greece, Croatia, Germany and Austria and elsewhere – and not only in the universities. We send greetings of solidarity and cheerful grins to all those occupation movements and everyone else fighting the pay cuts, cuts in services and jobs which will multiply everywhere as bosses and states try and pull out of the crisis. But we are the crisis. Profitability means nothing against the livelihoods destroyed, lost homes, austerity measures, green or otherwise. We just heard we’ve increased ‘operational costs’ – they’d set out the building for a meeting and now they’ll have to do it again We’ll show them “operational costs.” Occupy again and again and again. NO CUTS ANYWHERE. THE UNIVERSITY IS A FACTORY. STRIKE. OCCUPY. -All the occupiers of the 8th of February.
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