We have seen a massive expansion of university education in most countries. At the same time the work of university lecturers has been more tightly controlled and they have suffered at least a relative pay cut. As a result, we have seen more strikes by university lecturers and other staff in Britain and in Nigeria.
What makes change happen? What makes some people struggle actively to change the world while others remain passive? For those who want change, what sort of political organization could make it happen faster?