Author: Gordon Barnes

Combating the Neoliberal University: The Case for a Strike

Faculty and employees at CUNY–the largest city university in the country with over 500,000 students–have been without a contract for six, up to seven years. In May, members of the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) passed a strike authorization with a resounding 92 percent “YES” vote. The results signal workers’ willingness to fight despite New York state laws that hamper their right to strike.

Combating the Neoliberal University: The Case for a Strike

Faculty and employees at CUNY–the largest city university in the country with over 500,000 students–have been without a contract for six, up to seven years. In May, members of the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) passed a strike authorization with a resounding 92 percent “YES” vote. The results signal workers’ willingness to fight despite New York state laws that hamper their right to strike.