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Three University of California (UC) unions, representing over 50,000 workers, went on strike on May 7-9, in the biggest strike at UC in history. Pickets of hundreds of workers protested at UC campuses and medical...

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On February 26, 2018, following the break-down of labor negotiations that have lasted for more than one year, members of the Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO), Local 6300 IFT/AFT AFL-CIO at the University of Illinois in...

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In January 2017, the National Labor Relations Board confirmed the right of Columbia University graduate students to unionize after the students voted 1,602 to 623 to join the United Automobile Workers (UAW) in December 2016....

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Shocking video of a trade unionist being slammed to the ground by university police was captured today, sparking calls for a rally at UC Berkeley until the worker is released. Pickets occurred at all University...

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In the midst of a $30 million dollar debt crisis, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Boston community is now facing further attacks on programs, layoffs of staff, and tuition increases. The university authorities are seeking...

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Education for profit is a failure, we need free education for all! Edmund Schluessel, Socialist Alternative Boston After years of charging students tens of thousands of dollars for sub-standard vocational education, ITT Technical Institute has...

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Genevieve Morse, Administrative Assistant, UMass Boston Working in a public university has given me a crash course in how to function with limited resources. For the past eight years, I have worked as an administrative...

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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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No tenemos nada que perder a parte de deudas! El movimiento por una educación superior pública y gratuita está ganando popularidad. ...

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On May 16th, Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to Congress to make all public colleges and universities tuition-free. This is a welcome measure, but it has zero chance of passing through Congress...

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