The University of Michigan Exploits Graduate Workers, Refuses to Pay a Living Wage
Graduate student workers at the University of Michigan are fighting exploitation by university administrators, and trying to win a living wage.
Ryan McCartyJuly 11, 2023
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 VoiceJune 26, 2023
Campus Cops Intimidate Grad Workers in Ann Arbor, Michigan
We publish here a statement by the Graduate Employees' Organization detailing and condemning the repressive tactics of the University of Michigan administration in response to the strength and resilience of striking grad workers.
Left VoiceJune 1, 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 HoffMay 22, 2023
Striking Workers at the University of Michigan Are Building Powerful Solidarity
University of Michigan graduate students have been on strike for one month. While these workers have faced harsh conditions, the broad connections and class-consciousness they are developing are worth celebrating.
Ryan McCartyApril 29, 2023
North Carolina and Texas Bills Would Eliminate Long-Term Job Security in Higher Education
The bills would eliminate tenure, destroying the primary form of job security in higher education. The North Carolina bill also makes a series of other attacks against workers and students.
Olivia WoodApril 28, 2023
University of Michigan Graduate Student Strike Continues in the Face of Increasing Retaliation
After losing a court injunction hearing, the University of Michigan administrators have given up any pretense of continuing negotiations with its own graduate student workers. Instead, the university has turned to attempts at intimidation to try to break the strike.
Ryan McCartyApril 24, 2023
Equal Pay Today, the Whole World Tomorrow: Speech from the Rutgers Picket Line
Academic workers are strengthening their organizing muscles. The bonds formed during these contract campaigns can lay the groundwork for more largescale class struggle in the future.
Olivia WoodApril 14, 2023
University of Michigan Graduate Students Strike for a Living Wage and a Broad Social Justice Agenda
The University of Michigan is once again threatening legal action in an attempt to end the strike, but graduate workers are standing strong and fighting for a contract that addresses the needs of the whole community.
Ryan McCartyApril 7, 2023