For The University, For The Society

By Edlira Xhafa, -

Early December 2018. It all started as a seemingly spontaneous explosion of student anger against the fees imposed on students for ‘re-sit exams’ in one faculty. It almost immediately brought [...]

Transportation Strikes, University Protests Continue To Shake France

To Macron’s dismay, the popular movements show no signs of slowing down. The Air France tussle over salaries is separate from the larger and politically more significant stand-off between [...]

‘US Empowers Yemen Genocide’: Samantha Power’s Speech Stalled By Student Protesters

By Staff, -

Students stormed the stage and held banners aloft as former US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power gave a speech at John Hopkins University. The protesters condemned her involvement in the US [...]

Nationwide Mass Student Walk Out Over Gun Violence

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Wednesday, March 14, was one month after the Parkland school massacre in Florida. Students from more than 3,100 schools marked the event with a National Walkout day. Estimates are more than one [...]

How To Succeed In Organizing A High School Walkout While Really Trying

By Bryan, -

It is astonishingly rare for any kind of direct action to be truly spontaneous. Most of the major marches or pickets you see on the news were weeks or months in the planning and organizing, and [...]

And The Youth Shall Lead Us

By Teaching for Change, Medium. -

In light of the outpouring of youth activism for stricter gun laws and against the militarization of schools, Teaching for Change shares these examples of young people at the forefront of social [...]

Thousands Of Puerto Rican Students Mobilize Against Budget Cuts

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Puerto Rico has US$70 billion in total debt, a 45 percent poverty rate and unemployment more than twice the U.S. average. Thousands of students from the University of [...]

Hundreds Of NYC Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Trump & DeVos

By Emma Whitford, -

By Emma Whitford for Gothamist - Several hundred NYC high school and college students walked out of class at noon on Tuesday and gathered in Manhattan's Foley Square to protest President Donald [...]

In First 100 Hours Of Trump Admin, Students Nationwide Walk-Out Of Class

By Allyson Gross, -

By Allyson Gross for - New York, NY -- Within 100 hours of Donald Trump’s inauguration, in the first and largest youth-led mobilization of 2017, thousands of students across the country [...]

Brown Students Stage Peaceful Walkout, Citing Post-Election ‘Danger’

By G. Wayne Miller, -

By G. Wayne Miller for The Providence Journal - PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Several hundred Brown University students, most of them wearing black, on Wednesday afternoon staged a peaceful walkout urging [...]

From D.C. To L.A., Students Across America Protest Trump’s Election

By Donna St. George, Perry Stein And Alejandra Matos, -

By Donna St. George, Perry Stein And Alejandra Matos for Washington Post - A group of hundreds of Maryland high school students walked out of class on Monday morning to protest Donald Trump’s [...]

Québec Student Strike

By Stefan Christoff, -

By Stefan Christoff for Beautiful Trouble - In 2012, Québec students managed to reverse a major tuition hike and a draconian anti-protest law through direct democracy, creative tactics, and mass [...]

High School Students Join National Anthem Protests

By Julia Jones, -

By Julia Jones for Red Flag - A group of middle and high school students in Oakland, California, recently made international news when they joined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin [...]

Students, Supporters Show Out In Force Monday For Dining Workers

By Brandon J. Dixon, Hannah Natanson, and Leah S. Yared, -

By Brandon J. Dixon, Hannah Natanson, and Leah S. Yared for The Harvard Crimson - Monday marked a showing of force in support for Harvard’s dining services workers as more than a hundred students [...]

Protesting Students Clash With Police In South Africa

By Staff, -

By Staff of Al Jazeera - South African police have used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades against students protesting for free education in Johannesburg. Two students were arrested and [...]