Graduate Unions Lead the Way in National Reproductive Rights Walkouts
Students from schools across the United States are leading a Day of Action today to fight for the rights to safe, legal, and accessible abortion, gender affirming care, comprehensive sex education, and free contraception. They show the power of a labor movement that fights for workplace demands hand in hand with the defense against oppression.
Olivia WoodOctober 6, 2022
Graduate Students Across the U.S. Are Organizing for Abortion Rights
Students around the country are planning walkouts and other actions to defend abortion rights on October 6.
Olivia WoodAugust 22, 2022
CUNY For Abortion Rights: An Independent Movement for Reproductive Justice
CUNY for Abortion Rights was formed recently to organize CUNY faculty, staff, and students to fight for reproductive rights. Their points of unity highlight the struggle for abortion rights as part of a larger struggle for social justice.
CUNY for Abortion RightsJune 16, 2022
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