Monthly Archives: February 2012

LSE Pal Soc incident & wider reflections on the debates taking place in the student movement

On Monday (20th February), pro-Israel counter-protesters attacked an LSE Palestine Society protest (in the form of a mock checkpoint outside a university building on Houghton Street) with water balloons, hitting several people, knocking over a display and resulting in skirmishes. I condemn the use of force against fellow student activists. Disagreements in our movement should […]

Win or lose this election, the struggles goes on – post election statement

Win or lose this election, the struggles goes on. Voting in the ULU elections has now closed. I don’t feel able to predict the outcome of the Vice President election, but there are a few things I want to say now. Firstly, I want to thank the many, many people who have helped with my […]

ULU Hustings speech – 31 January 2012

My speech from the ULU hustings (31, January, 2012): *** My name is Daniel Lemberger Cooper. I’m a socialist and President of Royal Holloway students’ union. I’m standing in this election because I want to build a powerful student movement in London. I’ve helped do that on my own campus and in my own union; elect me […]

Daniel Cooper for ULU Vice-President – Manifesto

Daniel Cooper for ULU Vice-President For a campaigning ULU leading the whole student movement in London I am standing for ULU Vice-President because I believe the last two years have seen a welcome shift towards an outward-looking, political, campaigning ULU – but there is a lot more to do to get the union London students need. * […]

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