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Socialist Students Takes Off

September 29, 2016

Young people today are growing up in a system facing fundamental crisis. Our living conditions are deteriorating, and our planet is getting sicker and sicker. Our generation is both the most educated in history and...

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Starting with Occupy Wall St. five years ago, and moving through the Fight for $15, Black Lives Matter, and Bernie Sanders, social movements are changing the scope of American politics. And at every turn, young...

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On November 12, the first #MillionStudentMarch took place on campuses across the United States.  Students on 115 campuses – more than 10,000 all told – united for the first National Day of Action to demand:...

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Like the struggle to win a $15 an hour minimum wage, the movement for free public higher education in the United States has gained significant momentum over the past two years. ...

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We in the United States are trapped in a viscous cycle when it comes to the cost and burden of higher education. As Matt Taibi describes in his 2013 article “Ripping Off Young America”, the...

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Growing Resistance to Violence Against Women There is a noticeable shift in the country. Women are increasingly refusing to accept violence directed against them. The protests against sexual assault at Columbia University, the huge outcry...

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The Northwestern football players signed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and, on March 26, the NLRB issued an historic ruling that players are not merely student athletes but actual employees of...

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The idea that education is the great social leveler in U.S. society is drummed into our heads since kindergarten. Peter Sacks’ ’excellent book, which has just been published in paperback, exposes this myth through a...

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In the early part of this year the New York Times published a series of articles under the heading “Class Matters,” looking at various aspects of how class division affects the lives of people in...

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