privatization of education
Brazilian students to protest against government’s education plan and pension reform

The third day of national protests will see rallies in more than 80 cities, calling for the end of policies of privatization

around the world episode 32 Around the World in 8 Minutes | Episode 32

In this episode, we report on protests and strikes in India, Honduras and Swaziland.

Honduran students resist attacks by military police

Several students were gravely injured after the Military Police illegally raided the University campus and open fired at students

Hondurans intensify protests, demand resignation of president

After weeks of mass mobilizations against the privatization of healthcare and education, Hondurans are demanding the resignation of president Juan Orlando Hernández

In Honduras, #FueraJOH becomes a national war cry

The government has yet to respond to the demands of the education and healthcare workers who have been mobilizing to defend the sectors for more than a month.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 29

In this episode of Around the World, we go to Sudan, Algeria, and Honduras.

Mobilizations continue in Honduras while government dithers

Massive mobilizations in Honduras rage on and channelize widespread anger and rejection of against the far-right government of Juan Orlando Hernández

Protest in defense of education in Brazil All Brazilian states hold demonstrations in defense of education, against Bolsonaro

More than one million people took part in protests against education budget cuts and the pension reform

Brazilians go on strike on May 15 against budget cuts for education

Workers, students, and professors are mobilizing with other sectors against dismantling of public education

Tunisian students wage battle against privatization

Tunisian student activist Sabrine Ayedi discusses the struggle to defend public higher education in her country

chicago teachers strike Charter school teachers go on strike in Chicago, demanding fair wages

Chicago Teachers Union leadership said that the recent surge in teachers’ strikes is driven by resistance to more than a decade of austerity and the dire consequences of the push to privatize public education.

West Virginia Teachers West Virginia teachers end strike as Senate votes to postpone the controversial bill on education

The controversial bill, named SB: 451, was set to introduce charter schools in West Virginia for the first time, in a bid to privatize education

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