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CUNY Union Joins Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

The PSC CUNY union, which represents more than 30,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York has joined dozens of other major unions to demand a ceasefire in Gaza. This is a great first step, but U.S. labor has to back up its demands with action.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

December 15, 2023

Student Workers Stand Up for CUNY and Palestine

Attacks on CUNY and CUNY activists are an attack on all working people and students. Workers and students united can fight back.  

Olivia Wood

November 25, 2023

New York Dedicates $75 Million to Police, Expanding Surveillance of University Protesters

Governor Hochul’s announcement of expanded police funding for surveillance is aligned with similar new initiatives from the Biden administration and university leaders.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

November 3, 2023

End the US-backed Siege on Gaza! Stop Israel’s Airstrikes and Military Intervention Against the Palestinian People

The following Left Voice pamphlet was distributed at rallies and protests across the City University of New York today as part of a National Day of Action for Palestine.

Left Voice

October 25, 2023

New York Students Will Walk Out for National Day of Action for Palestine

New Yorkers at four different universities are walking out on Wednesday In response to Students for Justice in Palestine’s call for a nationwide day of action.

Olivia Wood

October 24, 2023

Amid Repression from the Administration and Police, the CUNY PSC Must Stand with Palestine 

As bombs rain down on Gaza and the CUNY administration continues to condemn and demonize Pro-Palestinian protests, the faculty and staff union at CUNY cannot remain silent. We must say loudly and clearly that we stand with Palestine.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

October 20, 2023

“Angry, Terrified, and Excited”: A CUNY Adjunct Approaches A New Semester During Contract Bargaining

Adjuncts at CUNY are heading back to work without a new contract. One of these workers reflects on the poor conditions they will return to and their excitement to organize with their union for a better CUNY.

CUNY Shuts Down Social Justice Center Over Pro-Palestine Exhibit

The Borough of Manhattan Community College is shutting down its Social Justice and Equity Centers after complaints from Pro-Zionist professors about an exhibit on Palestinian resistance. Faculty are fighting back.

Left Voice

June 26, 2023

Rekindling the Militant Spirit of CUNY’s Past

Mayor Eric Adams has announced an austerity budget that includes significant cuts to the City University of New York among other city agencies. In order to defeat these cuts, students, faculty, and other workers across the city must unite our struggles and be prepared to shut the university down.

James Dennis Hoff

May 22, 2023