Education for all
Billions of children are being punished by the pandemic

Vijay Prashad writes about the deep impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on children who are suffering disproportionately amid the pandemic with limited access to education and higher levels of violence

1976 Soweto Uprising: Youth rebellion and the burning desire for freedom

Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, a watershed moment in the anti-apartheid struggle and an event that drew much of the world’s attention to the atrocities committed by the apartheid regime in South Africa

In Colombia, the pandemic is widening inequality in access to education

Popular educator, professor and militant Harold García discusses how the pandemic has put stress on the public education system of Colombia and made access to education even less equal

Education is Resistance, Resistance is Education

We take a look at the struggles for free and quality education in Pakistan, the US, India, Colombia, France, Brazil, Chile and more in the past year

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

AISHE GHOSH JNU STUDENTS' UNION PRESIDENT_INTERVIEW #FeesMustFall: The fight for the generations to come and their right to affordable education

Peoples Dispatch talk to president of New Delhi based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union, Aishe Ghosh about the struggle against fees hike.

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.

#FeesMustFall, JNU protest against fee hike #FeesMustFall, India’s JNU reverberates

Hostel fees has been increased by more than 999% from 2700/- (38.20USD) to a whopping 30,100/- (425.88USD) annually (excluding monthly mess bill and newly introduced electricity and water charges).

Brazil' Students Protest for Education Brazil’s fight for education

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.

Sacramento teachers protest school’s district backtracking on agreement

Nearly 3,000 teachers and support staff from California’s Sacramento City Unified School District, under the banner of the Sacramento City Teachers Association, staged a protest on April 11 over the school district’s failure to abide by the terms of a 2017 agreement

Mexican teachers and students seek dignity for educators, rise in salaries

Students and teachers of the National Autonomous University of Mexico also demanded that the university disregard the National Autonomous University of Mexico as their representative

Over 35,000 Colombian teachers march to Occupy Bogotá demanding support for education

The march was called by the Colombian Federation of Education Workers in rejection of the government’s National Development Plan. The federation said the plan does not guarantee sufficient financing for school connectivity, transportation, food and free education.

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