Hundreds of Thousands of Students Join the Climate Strike in Germany, Around the World
The #FridaysForFuture protests have expanded to 1,500 cities in 150 countries. Today hundreds of thousands of students left their classrooms and took the streets around the world. In Berlin, for example, almost 30,000 joined the #ClimateStrike.
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 15, 2019
20,000+ Students March Through Mexico City in Silent Protest
As part of a university movement against right-wing thugs on campus, thousands of Mexican students marched in silence to commemorate the Silent Demonstration of 1968.
Óscar FernándezSeptember 21, 2018
Mexican Students on Strike Against University and Government Funded Shock Groups
Most schools and universities that make up the National Autonomous University of Mexico are on a 48-hour strike, the biggest in 18 years. What sparked this massive movement?
Joss EspinosaSeptember 7, 2018
Student-Worker Solidarity in Action: The New School Cafeteria Occupation
The New School students and workers are living at an occupation to save the cafeteria workers jobs and fight union busting. This is a clear example of student-worker alliance and solidarity in practice.
Amelia RoblesMay 4, 2018
The New School Students Occupy Cafeteria in Defense of Workers’ Jobs
The New School planned to replace unionized cafeteria workers with student workers. On May Day, students occupied the cafeteria.
Left VoiceMay 1, 2018
On 50th Anniversary of Student Uprising, Columbia Grad Students Strike
Teaching assistants and research assistants at the university are demanding better pay and sexual harassment protections. This week’s strike comes 50 years to the day after 700 Columbia students were arrested in protest of the Vietnam War and the school’s expansion into Harlem neighborhoods.
Amelia RoblesApril 26, 2018
Graduate Students Stand Against the GOP Tax Bill
If enacted into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would force graduate students in the US to count their tuition waivers as “taxable income,” and have to pay federal income tax on said figures, which can be as high as $50,000 depending on the institution.
Emma SchusterNovember 29, 2017
University Occupation in Berlin: Beginning of a New Students’ Movement?
The Social Science Institute in the center of Berlin has been occupied for three weeks. Is this the beginning of a new students' movement in Germany?
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 9, 2017
Letter for Support of the Moroccan Student Movement
In this letter to an international audience, student activists in Morocco ask for solidarity in their struggle against the Moroccan government’s crackdown on students’ unions and democracy within the university system.
Mohamed El WafiDecember 4, 2016