Brooklyn College Students and Staff Walk Out and Rally for Abortion Rights
Brooklyn College students, faculty, and staff walked out and rallied for abortion rights on Friday. The fight ahead will require a mass movement in the streets, organized in our workplaces and places of study.
Left VoiceMay 14, 2022
CUNY Students and Workers Protest Administration Visit to Israel
This week, CUNY’s Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez and several college Presidents are visiting Israel to “build bridges” with Israeli universities. We must mobilize for the liberation of Palestine, and against these efforts at whitewashing Israeli oppression.
Olivia WoodMay 1, 2022
CUNY’s Reopening Plan Is a Nightmare for Adjuncts and Students
As the Omicron variant of Covid-19 continues to surge, the inflexible reopening plan at the City University of New York (CUNY) has led to a wave of course cancellations and layoffs that have hit adjunct faculty and students especially hard.
A CUNY Adjunct Faculty MemberJanuary 22, 2022
CUNY Rank-and-File Activists Fight for Safe Reopening
At the City University of New York (CUNY) tens of thousands of students are petitioning for more online classes, and in-person sections are getting canceled left and right due to low enrollment, leading dozens of part-time faculty to lose their jobs. Dissatisfied with the union leadership’s response, rank-and-file union members are taking matters into their own hands.
Left VoiceJanuary 21, 2022
CUNY Union Passes Resolution Demanding End to All U.S. Aid to Israel
Rank-and-file activists in CUNY’s faculty and staff union fought against bureaucratic machinations to pass a resolution calling for internal discussions of BDS and demanding that Joe Biden end all aid to Israel and other countries participating in human rights violations.
Olivia WoodJune 11, 2021
Why We Are Voting Yes on the PSC CUNY’s “Resolution in Support of the Palestinian People”
On Thursday, the PSC CUNY Delegate Assembly will consider a resolution introduced by rank-and-file members of several PSC committees, that condemns the Israeli massacres in Palestine and calls for CUNY divestment from firms that support the occupation. As elected delegates of the union, we support this resolution and call on our union to go further to end U.S. aid to Israel and the occupation of Palestine.
James Dennis HoffJune 8, 2021
CUNY Students Turn Out in Support of Palestine
On Friday, May 28, students and allies demonstrated at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in solidarity with Palestine. This is just the latest manifestation of growing support for the Palestinian cause that has seen many rallies in NYC throughout the month.
Olivia WoodMay 30, 2021
CUNY Student Senate Clashes over Palestinian Rights
Today, the CUNY Student Senate is voting on two resolutions concerning antisemitism, one of which uses a definition linking it to any criticism of the state of Israel. Under this definition, students advocating for justice for the Palestinian people could be subjected to disciplinary action on the grounds of discrimination.
Olivia WoodApril 11, 2021