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Sun Nov 15 2009 (Updated 11/19/09) Days of Action November 17-19 to Defend Public Education
A Call for Days of Action against the Tuition Hikes The imaginary committee writes, "University students and workers in California must organize immediately to occupy, blockade and strike on all campuses November 17-19. We call for a wave of occupations and blockades to bring the university to a halt. The proposed fee hikes of 32 percent, to be ratified November 17-19, are only the latest indication that the California university system is bankrupt. We cannot allow it to continue through the end of the term.

"Too many workers have already lost their jobs. The jobs for which our educations supposedly prepare us have already disappeared. We have given our ‘representatives’ enough time to work out peaceful solutions to these problems, and we see no indication that they have made any progress.

"We are not interested in any more tedious conferences or assemblies, which draw out hundreds of people, but only for an endless conversation. We are not interested in more ’symbolic protests’, whether walkouts or strikes, insofar as they are pre-announced to end after one or a few days. More meetings and protests will only waste our energies, while the administration continues to implement its plans without hindrance." imc_pdf.gifRead more

See also: Day of Action at SFSU | imc_audio.gifWhy Are We Destroying Public Education? University of California Students and Staff Prepare for System-Wide Strike to Protest Cuts | CSU-Fresno Library Takeover | Crisis Fest at UCLA | UCSC – A University Without Students | Strike @ UC Berkeley: No Business As Usual | A Three Day Student, Worker and Faculty Solidarity Strike Starting on 11/18 | No Business as Usual: A Call for a System-Wide Strike

Previous Indybay Coverage: Study-in at UCSC's Science and Engineering Library | Fresno State Students Walkout, Take Over 4th Floor of Library | Strikes and Walkouts Against Budget Cuts, Fee Hikes, Layoffs, Furloughs at UC

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