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Cuomo’s Excelsior Plan Falls Far Short of Making CUNY Free Again

Cuomo's Excelsior Plan promises to make college free for the middle class. This is a smokescreen for a backdoor tuition hike.

Free CUNY

April 16, 2017

CUNY Skypes with Brazilian Student Occupiers

CUNY Urban Education skyped with two Brazilian students: a college student who is currently occupying his university and a high school student who was part of the first wave of occupations a year ago.

Khanh Le

December 8, 2016

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.

Gordon Barnes

June 10, 2016