Attack on public education
Educational workers in Estonia demand government funding for research

Dr. Martin Aidnik from the Tallinn University Trade Union speaks about the strike in Estonia calling for increased funds for research

Costa Rican teachers mobilize against regressive labor bills

The teachers and workers from across sectors are mobilizing against bills that threaten the right to strike, freedom of association and the survival of trade unions.

Protests break out in Norway over decision to shut down Nord University campuses What happens when you close a university in Norway?

Peoples Dispatch spoke with Anne-Lise Wie about the potential impacts of the closure of two Nord university campuses

Negotiations begin between the Costa Rican teachers union and the education ministry

Costa Rican students and teachers are protesting against a series of regressive reforms in the education sector promoted by the government of President Carlos Alvarado.

researchers' protest Hungary Right-wing government in Hungary tightens grip over research institutes amid widespread protests

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

Chile teachers' strike Chile teachers stand their ground in defense of public education

Over 90,000 teachers have been on an indefinite strike since June 3 behind the banner of Chile’s largest teachers’ union, Colegio de Profesores de Chile (CPC)

Struggle against privatization in Honduras renews rebellion against government

Thousands participated in the national strike against the privatization of health and education. The mobilizations channeled the widespread anger against the government of Juan Orlando Hernández

Fresh protests in Argentina against Macri’s economic measures

People with disabilities as well as students and teachers mobilized against the budget cuts announced by the ruling right-wing government of Cambiemos coalition in their respective sectors.

Brazilian universities call for strike against budget cuts

Students, workers, and professors plan walk out after Bolsonaro administration announced 30-percent budget cut

Students march in Greece Secondary school students in Greece protest the new Lyceum bill proposed in the parliament

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

Delhi Chalo Thousands of students and teachers come together on the streets to save education in India

Students and teachers joined hands as part of the two-day protest demonstration in New Delhi against the right-wing government’s assault on the nation’s educational sector

Turin protest ‘The State must fund universities to check interference of private capital in campus spaces’

Peoples Dispatch in conversation with the Turin committee of Noi Restiamo, on the student protests against the privatization of campus spaces in Italy

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