Quebec Student Leader Convicted in Outrageous Political Trial

The   B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 722 November 5, 2012 Richard Fidler Quebec student leader Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois was convicted November 1 of contempt of court for publicly criticizing a court injunction issued during last spring’s student strike. The injunction ordered the strikers to allow dissident students who opposed the […]

Unite to fight for public education! > > Come to the Statewide Student Union & Movement-Building Conference!

> > > > What: Statewide Student Union movement-building conference > > When: Saturday, October 20, 2012 > > Where: UC Berkeley, 145 Dwinelle (room number and building on campus) > > Who: Anyone who cares about public education! > > Contact us at: (students4ademocraticuniversity@gmail.com) if you have any > > questions, suggestions, or need […]

In Vermont Building a business-like university? "the discovery of $10 million in overpayments to a consulting group"

August 15, 2012 Nancy Welch joined the University of Vermont English department in 1995 and helped to launch the successful drive to unionize faculty in 2001. Here, she analyzes the push to hike tuition and impose other neoliberal “reforms” in the wake of several scandals at UVM. WHEN VERMONT Gov. Peter Shumlin convened an advisory […]

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 […]

Solidarity with students and workers in Quebec in SF

SF Quebec Solidarity Actions Striking students in Quebec are setting an example for youth across the continent to take a stand against tuition hikes and austerity measures. The student strike was organized in a highly democratic way and aims to practice real democracy. When pushing back, students and allies have been met with severe repression, […]