North Carolina students and youth convene, mount fightback
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North Carolina students and youth convene, mount fightback

by Ben Carroll This article first appeared in Workers World newspaper at workers.org Raleigh, N.C. — Nearly two years since tens of thousands of students and workers occupied the Wisconsin state Capitol and a year since Quebec’s students started a months-long strike that defeated austerity measures, students and other North Carolina youths held an organizing … Continue reading

Capitalist Crisis & The Destruction of Public Education
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Capitalist Crisis & The Destruction of Public Education

by S. Williams Philadelphia, the first U.S. capital, holds title as the poorest city in the U.S. with a population over one million people. Over  27  percent,  including  more  than  a  third  of  the children,  live  in  poverty.  Half  of Philadelphians struggle to put food on their tables. Areas in North Philadelphia are as bleak as post- industrial Detroit. Rusted warehouses and … Continue reading

Student gathering to declare: ‘Retaking our schools, remaking our society!’
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Student gathering to declare: ‘Retaking our schools, remaking our society!’

  by Zaina Alsous, conference organizer The North Carolina Student Power Union will convene a statewide organizing conference in Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 16 under the banner of “Retaking our schools, remaking our society!” The conference will bring together students from most of the state’s 16 public universities, along with fighters from other youth and student … Continue reading

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Indignation is Only the First Step: A Discussion with Camila Vallejo and Noam Titleman

“Indignation is Only the First Step”: A Discussion with Camila Vallejo and Noam Titleman By Zoltán Glück Camila Vallejo and Noam Titelman are two of the most prominent leaders of the Chilean student movement that has been seriously challenging the established political order in Chile through its mass mobilizations, university occupations, and broad popular support. … Continue reading