UK University Strike: Human all Too Human
Today, 20 February, marks the beginning of a 14 day strike by 50,000 university staff at 74 campuses in Britain. As I write these words whole areas of the town where I grew up— Bridgnorth in Shropshire— seem to be under water. So do the streets in the town of Ironbridge. Home of the world’s first iron bridge. The landscapes of AE Houseman look more like an African delta than anything I can remember and oak trees and hedgerows poke out from waterlogged and flooded fields. Something seems very very wrong.