Fight to stave off privatization by Lumina and Gates at SFCC

From: Bob Gorringe of Occupy SF In brief, hundreds of teachers walked out of Diego Rivera Theater as the new Chancellor ofSFCC was scheduled to speak. They joined hundreds outside at a rally in which speakers from faculty and student body gave voice to the undemocratic process by which decisions affecting the Commons (SFCC) of the […]

Chilean students have taken over schools and city streets in the largest protests the country has seen in decades for free education

In a lesson that should be learned here in the US, Chilean students have taken over schools and city streets in the largest protests the country has seen in decades.  Chile suffered under the neo-liberal economics of Milton Friedman carried out by the brutal Chilean dictator Augustus Pinochet for close to two decades.  Everything was […]

PRIVATIZATION IS A KILLER: Zombie Takeover at the UC Regents’ Meeting

    Come out with us to protest the Regents’ most recent plans to consider a 20.3% fee hike for the Fall if Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative (Prop 30) is not approved by voters. Let them know enough is enough! We refuse to have the budget balanced on the backs of students and workers, […]

Canadian students RISE in protest as their affordable EDUCATION fees will be a thing of the PAST

RTGlobalReport http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=eWPk_qn3e0M&NR=1 Published on June 5, 2012 by RTGlobalReport The Canadian province of Quebec. A region that prides itself on free healthcare and affordable education for its residents. Students here pay a fixed amount for tuition fees, around $2500 a year for all of the colleges and universities. That’s the LOWEST rate in North America […]

Many forms of Occupy protests subjected to new bill making protests illegal

A bill passed last week in the US House of Representatives and the Senate would make it a felony to participate in many forms of protest associated with the Occupy Wall Street protests of last year. Several commentators have dubbed it the “anti-Occupy” law, but its implications are far broader. The bill — H.R. 347, […]

Occupy DC to protest corporate profiteering from student loans

  Friday, October 28th 2011,OccupyDC will undertake an action in protest of corporate profiteering on student loans. We will be working in conjunction with Occupy Colleges and with students from among the diverse and numbered DC Metropolitan area universities and institutes of higher education. The action will commence fromMcPherson Squareat 3PM and the final destination […]

Occupy Wall Street: First Official Statement

    This weekend, the Occupy Wall Street movement entered its third week of non-violent public assembly and peaceful protest. However, once again, the New York Police Department has proven peaceful protests against the “Masters of Universe” must be met with violence. Unlike the astro-turf Tea Party, the Occupy Wall Street movement is truly a […]

Occupy Wall Street: Day 11 – Susan Sarandon Joins the Protest

Originally posted on OpEdNews.com at this link. More big news from Day 11 of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) Protest in NYC! Susan Sarandon joined the protesters and discussed the issues on the live feed. Liberty Square is still filled with protesters. I’m picking up coverage for Chaz Valenza. He joined the protest and covered […]

The North American Nobel Prize laureate in Economics backs the 15M Movement of "the Indignados" in Spain

Joseph Stiglitz gives a little surprise speech at one 15M movement assembly in Madrid Marches from all over the country fill up the Spanish capital with assemblies, forums, demonstrations, and actions of protest and start an international march to Brussels by Concha Mateos Madrid July 25th , 2011 “It is not a crisis; it is […]