Students and Teachers Protest Oakland, California, School Closures with Walkouts and Hunger Strikes
In the midst of the ongoing pandemic, the school board in Oakland, California, has announced they will shutter or merge a long list of schools. It’s another blow against a majority minority city battered under capitalism by gentrification, wealth inequality, and growing homelessness.
Scott CooperFebruary 5, 2022
I Am a New York City Public High School Student. The Situation is Beyond Control.
An anonymous student spoke out on Reddit on January 6 to raise awareness of the impact of Omicron on students’ and teachers’ health, safety, and the state of education in schools in New York City.
Left VoiceJanuary 9, 2022
CUNY Students Turn Out in Support of Palestine
On Friday, May 28, students and allies demonstrated at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in solidarity with Palestine. This is just the latest manifestation of growing support for the Palestinian cause that has seen many rallies in NYC throughout the month.
Olivia WoodMay 30, 2021
Thousands Protest for Democratic Reforms in Thailand
Protests in Thailand, set off by the student movement, are directed at the military-backed government and powerful monarchy. These protests are part of a string of global uprisings erupting around the world as the current crisis of capitalism deepens.
Samuel KarlinOctober 18, 2020
The Youth Rise Up in the Heart of Capitalism
Lower Manhattan, around Wall Street, is probably the place with the greatest concentration of capitalists in the whole world. On Friday, up to 250,000 youth rocked the narrow city streets lined with skyscrapers. The New York City climate strike demanded immediate action against climate change.
Nathaniel FlakinSeptember 20, 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
Honduran Government Covers Up Murder of Two Student Protesters by State Agents
The slaying of two students is, unfortunately, not an extraordinary event in Honduras.
Victoria MezaSeptember 11, 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
Massive Mobilizations in Defense of Public Education in Argentina
After four weeks, the fight waged by university professors for a better salary and working conditions has turned into a serious political crisis for the government.
Nicolás DaneriSeptember 3, 2018