Education
Critical race theory: US right-wing wages a culture war, the people fight back

Conservatives are going after a new boogeyman, “critical race theory”, or any attempt at teaching youth about the history of US racism

Journalist killed in firing at garment workers’ protest in Haiti and other stories

Today we look at the violent repression of garment workers’ protests in Haiti, a report on Israel’s illegal practice of withholding bodies of Palestinians, and more

Inequality Impose 1% surcharge on richest 10% Indians to reduce inequality: Oxfam India

Inequality has always plagued India but it has been exacerbated by the Narendra Modi government in the last eight years. The promotion of corporate giants at the cost of public welfare is the driving force behind the increasing inequality

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Chile’s youth on the path of struggle

We also look at the campaign for the release of a Pakistani professor on the death row and a struggle by Greek telecom workers.

Paraguayan professors demand just salaries

Most teachers and academic staff at the National University of Asunción have not been given a salary increase in 12 years

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

Education Tsunami strikes again in Brazil

Thousands of Brazilians students took to the streets in rejection of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and his government’s attacks on public education and pensions

Colombia Students Protests #SOSPublicUniversities: Colombian students on strike to defend state education

Thousands of students across the country will be on strike today in defense of public universities and to demand that President Ivan Duque increase the budget of public universities

‘Our path remains of struggle and mobilization’

Mexico’s militant teachers’ union, CNTE, sees both possibilities and challenges in Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s victory in the presidential elections

Mexico’s teachers strike at the roots of neoliberal reform

CNTE, a radical teachers union, challenges the policies that have plunged millions of Mexicans into poverty

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