26 April | Teaching assistants and research assistants at the university are demanding better pay and sexual harassment protections. This week’s strike comes 50 years to the day after 700 Columbia students (...)
13 January | Seventeen years is a long time. And that's the last time Berlin's 11 colleges and universities – including the Free University, the Technical University and Humboldt – raised the salary for their (...)
29 November 2017 | If enacted into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would force graduate students in the US to count their tuition waivers as “taxable income.”
4 December 2016 | In this letter to an international audience, student activists in Morocco ask for solidarity in their struggle against the Moroccan government’s crackdown on students’ unions and democracy within (...)
Mohamed El Wafi
21 November 2016 | On November 19, 15,000 students protested against increasing university fees and the marketization of education.
Alejandra Ríos Claire Mery
17 November 2016 | University students in the UK organize protests against Trump on campus
3 November 2016 | More than 1,000 high schools and universities are currently being occupied by Brazilian students. Why are they occupying and what can this tell us about the current political situation in (...)
23 July 2016 | Erdoğan has used the coup as an excuse for a drastic authoritarian turn. We interviewed Yunus Özgür, a young Turkish student who currently lives in Germany.
31 May 2016 | Nuit Debout, France’s massive mobilizations against a proposal to dismantle the country’s labor code, has drawn comparisons to similar international movements — Occupy, Turkey’s Gezi Park, the (...)
16 April 2016 | We have had enough of Capitalism! New anti-capitalist and revolutionary youth movement created in Brazil.
4 April 2016 | Students in Rio de Janiero are taking to the streets to fight for quality education and in support of the teachers strikes. The dire conditions of public schools and the lack of investment in (...)
28 March 2016 | The Rhodes Must Fall movement (#RhodesMustFall), sparked by a protest action at the University of Cape Town on March 9, 2015, spread quickly to other university campuses in South Africa. It has (...)
18 March 2016 | The ‘French Spring’ has begun. Students and young workers protested in cities across France on Thursday against the new labour law. The reforms make it easier to sack young employees. Over 150 k (...)
16 December 2015 | Last week almost 50,000 people demonstrated in Tirana, the capital of Albania, against the socialist government of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
15 December 2015
20 November 2015 | Students in Albania are taking to the streets against a major neoliberal reform affecting higher education. The reform is promoted by 'socialist' Prime Minister Edi (...)
17 November 2015 | Cleveland State University student activists marched in solidarity with the nationwide #MillionStudentMarch to protest the current state of college education in the US. The march's set of demands (...)
28 October 2015 | The students have revealed the fictive nature of the transformation of the regime and of South African capitalism after the end of apartheid.
2 October 2015 | September 26 marked the passage of one year since the “Night of Iguala” and the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa. Thousands poured into the streets of Mexico City, demanding the return (...)
La Izquierda Diario Mexico
29 July 2015 | Resistance at Brazil’s universities has provided a glimmer of hope amid ongoing austerity and repression.
2 July 2015 | The growing demonstration of students and professors, who are now facing a turning point, have forced the government to close ranks with parliament, the mayors, the right wing, and the so-called (...)