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Vancouver Observer: Professors blast UBC’s “failures of governance”

The Vancouver Observer recently published a commentary co-authored by Sandra Mathison, Stephen Petrina and myself (co-directors of the Institute for Critical Education Studies) on the recent failures of governance at the University of British Columbia. Read the piece on the … Continue reading

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UBC faculty, staff, and students protest Board of Governors meeting #UBCClean [UPDATED]

UBC faculty are not generally a rowdy bunch, but there were a couple of hundred out today protesting the Board of Governors meeting and demanding UBC management and Board accountability. UBC faculty, staff and students were protesting the UBC Board of Governors … Continue reading

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WAKE UP, NLRB! CHICAGO GRAD STUDENT EMPLOYEES RALLY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WAKE UP, NLRB! CHICAGO GRAD STUDENT EMPLOYEES RALLY TO WAKE THE NLRB FROM ITS COMA, HELP IT RECOGNIZE THAT GRAD LABOR COUNTS! Chicago, IL, December 13, 2011 — Today at noon, Chicago-area graduate students and their supporters … Continue reading

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Police club and pepper spray students and professors at the University of California #OccupyCal

Police club and pepper spray students and professors at the University of California Nov. 18, 2011: letter from English professor Nathan Brown to Chancellor Katehi Nov. 18, 2011: UC Davis students pepper sprayed: Nov. 9, 2011: police club UC Berkeley … Continue reading

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#occupywallstreet

via New Unionism: #occupywallstreet Recent calls for activists to occupy Wall Street, starting September 17, are a deliberate salute to the spirit of Egypt’s Tahrir Square. The idea originated with the folk at Adbusters, but it has been taken up … Continue reading

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Recent links from Historians Against the War

Here are a couple of notes plus our latest set of links to recent on-line articles of interest. 1. Groups or individuals on more than 100 campuses have arranged for local participation in the “Fight Back USA” national teach-in being … Continue reading

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France on strike

France on Strike Weeks of strikes, protests and demonstrations have brought much of France to a standstill as workers, students and others voice their strong opposition to a government proposal to raise the age for a minimum pension from 60 … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: French Students + Workers Take the Lead

Rouge Forum Update: French Students + Workers Take the Lead French Students and Workers Show the Way! French students blockaded more high schools and universities Thursday, as the third straight day of nationwide strikes over the government’s retirement reforms snarled … Continue reading

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Info on March 4th Strike and Day of Action

March 4th is right around the corner and the local, national and international anticipation for this historic day is growing by the minute. Students, teachers, staff, parents and workers from all over California, the nation and the world have been … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Strike March 4th To Transform Education

Read the full update here: Strike March 4th To Transform Education Educate! Agitate! Organize Freedom Schools on March 4th’s School Strike! On the Little Rouge School Front This Week: DPS Teachers Sue Union and Boss: “Washington claims the loan violates … Continue reading

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