Academic unions say that the current center-right coalition government in Estonia has backtracked from its promise to raise state funding for research to 1% of the country’s GDP
With a new legislation, prime minister Viktor Orbán intends to control a network of autonomous research institutes that were hitherto administered by the country’s premier science research academy
Since the election of far-right wing President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil has witnessed series of anti-people and anti-working class measures pushing the country towards privatization.
The SYRIZA-led government proposed a new bill which stipulates secondary school students to choose which subjects they want to join for the next level of higher studies with in a limited time and limited options
For a decade, the government has been systematically under-funding the university, and has threatened the students’ and teachers’ unions for protesting.