2 October | Fifty years ago, hundreds of students were massacred by the Mexican military in the Plaza Tlatelolco in the midst of a massive student uprising. Their spirit of resistance lives in today’s Mexican (...)
21 September | As part of a university movement against right-wing thugs on campus, thousands of Mexican students marched in silence to commemorate the Silent Demonstration of (...)
7 September | Most schools and universities that make up the National Autonomous University of Mexico are on a 48-hour strike, the biggest in 18 years. What sparked this massive (...)
Joss EspinosaClaudio Escobar
4 May | The New School students and workers are living at an occupation to save the cafeteria workers jobs and fight union busting. This is a clear example of student-worker alliance and solidarity in (...)
1 May | The New School planned to replace unionized cafeteria workers with student workers. On May Day, students occupied the cafeteria.
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 (...)
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.”
9 February 2017 | The Social Science Institute in the center of Berlin has been occupied for three weeks. Is this the beginning of a new students' movement in Germany?
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
22 November 2016 | A NYC school mobilizes against Trump for the United Federation of Teachers Day of Action.
21 November 2016 | On November 19, 15,000 students protested against increasing university fees and the marketization of education.
Alejandra Ríos Claire Mery
6 November 2016 | What happened in Philadelphia and what’s happening in Brazil is an attack on the working class and marginalized communities.
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 (...)
18 July 2016 | Last week, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, leaving many of his supporters disappointed. But there is still a way forward: join the protests, organize, (...)
Juan Cruz Ferre
Klasse Gegen Klasse
5 April 2016 | Jacques Rancière and Étienne Balibar expressed their solidarity with students protesting Hollande's labour reforms. The students occupied the Tolbiac Faculty of Pantheon-Sorbonne University on (...)
1 April 2016 | Yesterday afternoon in France, students and workers took to the streets in droves to protest the so-called socialist government's proposed labor reforms, expressing deep anger over unemployment, (...)
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 (...)
17 February 2016 | In 1968 there was an upsurge in class struggle in many parts of the world – including in Germany. The Trotskyist movement in West Germany actively participated in the revolt, but did not benefit (...)
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.
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 (...)
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.