Attack on public education
‘The desire for revolution is in our hearts’: historic students’ march in Pakistan

Students in more than 40 cities across Pakistan mobilized to demand the repeal of the ban on student unions and against privatization

Pakistan students' solidairty march_PRSF “The future belongs to us”: Students’ solidarity march in Pakistan

In 1984, Pakistan’s military dictator Zia-Ul-Haq banned student unions in an attempt to suppress students resistance against the dictatorship. Today Pakistani students seek to overturn this ban

JNU FEES MUST FALL_ PARLIAMENT MARCH #FeesMustFall: No barricades can stop JNU students’ resistance

Despite massive police violence on Monday, more than 3,000 students and teachers of the New Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University marched to the Indian parliament against the hostel fee hike and demanded free education for all.

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

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