Public education
Workers of Attorney General’s Office in Paraguay begins one-month strike

The workers of the Attorney General’s Office are protesting the budget cuts announced in the ministry for 2022. The unions have condemned that the reduction in budget will affect various areas of its competence in addition to its daily functioning

Paraguayans wage struggle against Abdo’s anti-people policies

Since Monday, doctors, Indigenous people, peasants and teachers have been mobilizing against different policies of president Mario Abdo Benítez’s government

Ecuadorian teachers end hunger strike after court ratified progressive education law

The National Union of Educators, announced the end of the hunger strike after the Constitutional Court ratified the constitutionality and validity of the Organic Law of Intercultural Education

Thousands of doctors, peasants, teachers and truckers stage protests in Paraguay

The unions associated with these diverse sectors are demanding compliance with different agreements reached with the far-right government of president Mario Abdo Benítez

Ecuadorian teachers’ hunger strike enters fourth week

In the past three weeks, the hunger strike that began in four cities of the country has expanded to eleven provinces of the country. It has also received the support of various students’ unions, social organizations and parents

Ecuadorian teachers on hunger strike to demand implementation of Intercultural Education law

The law seeks to increase the budget for the education sector, guarantee inclusive and quality public education, increase the basic salary of teachers, re-employ teachers fired or dismissed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, among other measures

Finally, a popular Left born in Peru

Sociologist Ricardo Jiménez A. discusses the significance of the electoral victory of Pedro Castillo and what it represents for the left in Peru

Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor files lawsuit to disband pro-Kurdish HDP and other stories

Today we take a look at the indictment filed by Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor seeking to disband Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), mobilizations by student workers across the US, the launch of electoral campaigns in Ecuador, protests by Moroccan farmers, and student protests in South Africa

South African students intensify protests against historical debt

Since March 15, students across SA have been on the streets to implement a shut down of all higher education institutions, intensifying their protest against historical debt

Wits University protest: ‘There was no threat to shoot’

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is examining police violence at a student protest in Braamfontein that led to the fatal shooting of Mthokozisi Ntumba

Colombian students demand free higher-education for 2021

Students from different public universities of Colombia have been demonstrating to demand that the national and municipal governments guarantee free tuition for all students across the country this year

Chicago threatens lockout as teachers stand firm on safe classroom demands

Despite strong opposition from the Chicago Teachers’ Union, representing the educators, the Chicago Public Schools and the city administration have decided to reopen in-person classes on Monday

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