Support Grows For Striking Columbia University Graduate Students

By Josh Varlin, WSWS. -

Today marks the beginning of the third week of the Columbia University graduate workers strike. The courageous struggle by over 3,000 graduate student-workers for improved wages, benefits and [...]

We Can Win Student Loan Debt Cancellation

By Umme Hoque, Commondreams. -

On March 18, the Biden administration's Department of Education announced that it will cancel $1 billion in federal student loan debt held by 72,000 borrowers who were defrauded by for-profit [...]

Higher Education Workers Are Organizing For Their Own Safety

By Brian Wakamo, Inequality.org. -

President Biden included $35 billion in funding for higher education in his American Rescue Plan. If this aid makes it into the final Covid relief law, college and university employees across the [...]

Study Finds Increase In Anti-Zionism At US Universities

By Middle East Monitor. -

The past few years have witnessed a significant rise in anti-Zionism across colleges and universities in the United States, a new study has found. Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell [...]

Lessons From A Decade Of Student Activism In The UK

By Hector Rios-Jara, ROAR Magazine. -

Ten years ago, tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of London protesting against fees, cuts and demanding free public education in the biggest student demonstration in British [...]

University Of Michigan Strike Showed The Power Of Student Organizing

By Kalena Thomhave and Matt Sehrsweeney, Waging Nonviolence.  -

As the winter university semester is set to begin, the coronavirus is surging. The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, like many universities reliant on tuition dollars, tried to reopen in [...]

Victories For Palestine Continued On US Campuses In 2020

By Nada Elia, Mondoweiss. -

Despite the challenges of online/remote learning, campus activism has not stopped over the past year. National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) is currently planning their 2021 [...]

Latin American Academics Endorse Boycott Of Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions

By Latin American BDS Coordination, BDS Movement. -

In their statement, the signatories commit not to participate in any type of academic exchange or cooperation with or accept funding from complicit Israeli institutions or the State of Israel. In [...]

Columbia University Students Are Preparing To Launch A Tuition Strike

By Indigo Olivier, In These Times. -

At the end of Novem­ber, mem­bers of the Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty-Barnard Col­lege chap­ter of Young Demo­c­ra­t­ic Social­ists of Amer­i­ca (YDSA) launched a tuition strike cam­paign [...]

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’

By Damon Wilkinson, Manchester Evening News. -

University of Manchester, UK - Teaching staff held a show of solidarity with their students following a 'racial profiling' row at the University of Manchester. Lecturers also voiced their [...]

Manchester’s Student Revolt

By Sarah Cundy, Tribune Magazine. -

Students ‌at University of Manchester ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌treated‌ ‌with‌ ‌contempt‌ ‌by‌ ‌management.‌ ‌Like‌ ‌those ‌across‌ ‌the‌ ‌country,‌ ‌we‌ ‌were‌ ‌lured‌ ‌back‌ ‌to‌ campus ‌on‌ ‌the‌ [...]

Students Push To Remove Police

By Claudio Rivera, Stephanie Knezz and Shawn Smith, Truthout. -

Student movements have always raised our current conception of justice and equity. From the civil rights movement and Vietnam War protests, to the anti-apartheid movement and calls to abolish the [...]

Graduate Workers Condemn Saturday Police Escalation

By Isabelle Sarraf, The Daily Northwestern. -

In a Sunday statement, Northwestern University Graduate Workers condemned the police escalation — including the pepper-spraying and shoving student protestors — at Saturday’s NU Community Not [...]

UK Universities Reject Israel Lobby’s Anti-Semitism Definition

By Asa Winstanley, Electronic Intifada. -

Only a minority of UK universities have adopted the misleading and politically motivated definition of anti-Semitism promoted by Israel and its lobby. Despite repeated British government [...]

Israel Lobby Spreads More Lies About Palestine Groups At NYU

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada. -

New York University has agreed to settle with the US Department of Education over allegations that the university had not appropriately responded to claims of anti-Semitism. Two [...]