Fightback Against Israel Lobby’s Antisemitism Smear Of UK Academics

By Jonathan Cook, Mintpress News. -

Glasgow, Scotland - Hundreds of international scholars have begun a fightback against pro-Israel lobbyists who have been scoring increasingly high-profile victories on UK campuses as they seek to [...]

Howard University Sit-in: A Struggle For Democracy At An HBCU

By Jamal Rich, Black Agenda Report. -

On late Tuesday, Oct. 12, Howard University students began staging a sit-in demonstration at the Blackburn building in front of the historic Yard. Students brought sleeping bags and food and [...]

A New Deal For Eds And Meds

By Ian Gavigan and Jennifer Mittelstadt, Dissent Magazine. -

Now, organizers who have built power at the local level are beginning to unite nationally. Earlier in the pandemic, higher education workers had to struggle for survival mostly on their own. The [...]

I’m Fighting For Ethnic Studies So My History Won’t Be Erased

By Adam Hudson, Truthout. -

Last year, as a massive uprising against systemic racism swept across the world, activists fighting for Black liberation and racial justice put radical demands against institutional racism on the [...]

Book Argues That HBCUs Are Owed Reparations

By Keenan "higz" Higgins, NewsOne. -

The idea of reparations for Black people as restitution for the slavery of our ancestors is a conversation we’ve been collectively having for decades now — many different points have been made as [...]

Graduate Student Researchers Seek Union Representation

By Katherine Swartz and Gabe Schneider, Cal Matters. -

In one of the largest public employee organizing drives California has seen in over a decade, some 17,000 graduate student researchers at the University of California may soon become union [...]

Barbara Bowen Passes The Torch

By John Tarleton, The Indypendent. -

It was the spring of 2000 and neoliberalism was flowering all across the land when a contingent of unabashedly left-wing professors at the City University of New York running as the New Caucus [...]

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 [...]