Access to education
Ecuadorian teachers mobilize in defense of equalization of salary

In Ecuador, the teachers teaching in public institutions receive around 50% less salaries than those teaching in private institutions

Ecuadorian teachers on hunger strike in defense of Intercultural Education Law

The teachers are demanding the full implementation of the Organic Law of Intercultural Education (LOEI), including equalization of teachers’ salaries at national level

Pakistan’s Supreme Court restores the National Assembly and other stories

Today we look at Pakistan’s Supreme Court verdict on the no-trust motion against PM Khan, a report on excess resource use and ecological damage, and more

Explained: Reasons behind the massive student debt crisis in the US

Why are so many American citizens under so much debt from trying to attain education? What is the structure of the education system which has led to this crisis?

100,000 people have become literate through MST education programs in Brazil

In 37 years of struggle, the MST has already enabled more than 100,000 people throughout Brazil to become literate. The work has been based on the Cuban literacy method “Yes, I can” and Paulo Freire’s Brazilian Cultural Circle

Thousands protest against right-wing coup attempts in Bolivia and other stories

Today we look at mobilizations in defense of the Indigenous Wiphala flag in Bolivia, protests for democracy and quality education across schools in Swaziland, and more

Ecuadorian teachers end hunger strike after court ratified progressive education law

The National Union of Educators, announced the end of the hunger strike after the Constitutional Court ratified the constitutionality and validity of the Organic Law of Intercultural Education

Thousands displaced across Afghanistan as Taliban seizes 18 cities and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing rapid advance of the Taliban across Afghanistan, the presidential and general elections in Zambia, and more

“We are telling people, vote for yourselves!”: Rehoboth Kafwabulula of Socialist Party of Zambia

The spokesperson of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Rehoboth Kafwabulula spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the upcoming elections in Zambia and the key messages they are taking to the masses

Ecuadorian teachers’ hunger strike enters fourth week

In the past three weeks, the hunger strike that began in four cities of the country has expanded to eleven provinces of the country. It has also received the support of various students’ unions, social organizations and parents

From Ayotzinapa to Mactumactzá, Mexican students continue to fight for access to education

The parents, students, teachers and teachers’ unions are calling for unconditional release of all the students who were arrested while protesting for a more fair entrance exam while teachers are demanding the reinstallation of dialogue between the CNTE and the national government

Violence and rising hunger reported in Tigray as conflict continues and other stories

Today we look at the reports of rising violence and hunger in Tigray, protests by normalista students and police repression in Mexico, and more