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THE (Times Higher Education) - - THE POPPLETONIAN -

We have been asked to re­mind all aca­demic staff who in­tend to par­tic­i­pate in the forth­com­ing na­tional strike that they should at­tend the fol­low­ing “strike work­shops”:

Fe­bru­ary 15: Bra­zier Prac­tice

A brief in­tro­duc­tion to the art of light­ing a bra­zier and a guide to the man­ner in which serv­ing pick­ets should clus­ter around the burn­ing coals. (NB For rea­sons of safety and pre­sen­ta­tion, those se­lected for bra­zier work are ad­vised to es­chew for­mal aca­demic dress.)

Fe­bru­ary 21: Chant­ing Re­hearsal

At this work­shop, all at­ten­dees will be re­hearsed in the chants that have been ap­proved for use dur­ing all day-of-ac­tion demon­stra­tions.

As we go to press, the favoured chants are as fol­lows:

What do we want?

Full pen­sion rights re­stored!

When do want them?

Now! Now! Now!


De­fined ben­e­fit pen­sions

In! In! In!

Mar­ket-lead­ing de­fined con­tri­bu­tion pen­sions

Out! Out! Out!

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