Corona Virus And The Digital Divide

By Janine Jackson, FAIR. -

It is not lost on some that, all of a sudden, paid sick leave is obviously socially important; understaffed hospitals are an outrage; and, really, shouldn’t the government be paying for this…? I [...]

Federal Appeals Courts Agree: Trans People Belong In Schools

By Gabriel Arkles, Aclu.org -

On Wednesday, yet another federal appeals court ruled that allowing a transgender boy to use the boys’ restrooms and locker rooms does not violate the rights of cisgender students or parents. The [...]

Backlash Forces UCLA To Abandon Plans For Facial Recognition Surveillance

By Fight for the Future, Medium.com. -

UCLA is known for its strong academics and winning sports teams. But the school almost became known for something far more sinister: as the first university in the United States actively planning [...]

Students Continue Occupation Over University’s Failures To Address Racist Incidents

By Popular Resistance. -

Syracuse, NY - Students with #NotAgainSU, a movement that formed in response to racist and hate incidents on campus that the university has not adequately addressed, have been occupying the [...]

#NotAgainSU: Students Occupy Administrative Building, Threatened And Denied Food

By Popular Resistance. -

Syracuse, NY - Students with #NotAgainSU, who have been protesting racism and hate incidents on campus that are not being punished, are currently occupying the admissions building, Crouse-Hinds [...]

Privatizing Oakland Schools

By Eugene Stovall, Multi-Cultural Books -

Eli Broad is a liberal Democrat. He opposes Trump’s Muslim ban, immigration policies and withdrawal from the climate change treaty. In fact, like Democratic billionaires Tom Steyer and Michael [...]

Charter School Transparency And Accountability Remain Low

By Shawgi Tell, Dissidentvoice.org -

Transparency and accountability have never been the strong suits of non-profit and for-profit charter schools. Unlike the nation’s public schools, all charter schools (about 7,100) are run by [...]

Brazil: 2019 – A Year Of Resistance And Hope

By Jessy Dayane, BrasilWire.com. -

When I look back at where we were December 2018, I think we reached the end of 2019 better than we thought we would. Although we suffered losses, we had some important victories. Last year’s [...]

Student Loan Debt: Unsafe In Any Amount

By Lynn Petrovich, Popular Resistance. -

If Americans were aware of the extent that student loan debt has been carved out to serve the pockets of the educational and financial industries as well as the government, they’d think twice [...]

NYC Students Strike To Demand Racial Equity In Nation’s Largest—And Most Segregated—School District

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

For the second consecutive week, students in New York City went on strike Monday morning to protest persistent segregation in their schools more than six decades after the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

More Than 15,000 Indiana Teachers Walk Off Job

By George Marlowe, WSWS. -

More than 15,000 Indiana teachers rallied Tuesday at the Indianapolis State Capitol building against low pay and the bipartisan attacks on public education. Teachers and educators walked off the [...]

Prolonged Protests In Panama Over Proposed Constitutional Reforms

By Popular Resistance. -

Protests in Panama started on October 22 when 1,000 students, teachers and administrators from the University of Panama marched to the National Assembly to protest proposed changes to the [...]

The Charter-To-Prison Pipeline

By Alexandria Millet, Progressive.org -

In late September, headlines flickered across my Twitter timeline about a six-year-old black girl who was arrested at school for a temper tantrum. In outrage and confusion, I opened up the [...]

Uprising Spreads In Chile—Military Occupations And Curfews

By Pauline Lipstein and Rico Gutstein, Chitown and Chile Blog. -

Today, October 19, the crisis in Chile escalated with rebellions breaking out in Concepción, Punto Arenas in the South, Valparaíso, and elsewhere. Despite the state of emergency and military [...]

How To Resolve The Chicago Teachers Strike? Tax The Rich.

By Amisha Patel and Nathan Ryan, Inthesetimes.com -

The past year of bold worker action in Chicago—which included the nation’s first charter school strikes—is now headed towards a crescendo as teachers and support staff prepare to walk off the job [...]