Check Out The Insane Anti-Austerity Protests Sweeping The UK Right Now

Right now, students across the UK are protesting the proposed increase to tuition fees by the government.

The national scale of the protest is bigger than the previous, though no buildings have yet been invaded.

More police, however, are involved.

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