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text45th Anniversary of UNA saved AIM by Quanah Brightman
Celebrate The 45th Anniversary of United Native Americans Saving AIM #January 25, 2020 #Globally #HistoricalVideo 45th Anniversary of UNA saving AIM https://youtu.be/ldfuwWYroPs...
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 6:18PM
textPoverty forces Iraqi children out of school, into full-time work by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
A family of seven rely on Kadhim Mohammed, aged 10, to make ends meet. He sorts through rubbish across Baghdad for more than ten hours a day and earns 7-10,000 IQD ($5-8) a day....
Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:01AM
textJournalism reeks of betrayal of democracy by M Klockner, B Druecke and J Steinbeiss
A "new normality" has taken root in our society. A climate of fear and severe, permanent encroachments on fundamental rights are shaping politics and social life. From the beginning of the pandemic, the media and politics have created a reality that almost treats the principles of democracy with contempt. These three articles are translated from the German in nachdenkseiten.de and Graswurzel Revolution....
Posted: Fri Dec 4, 2020 8:07AM
textThe Salish Sea Athenaeum by Salish Sea Athenaeum
The Salish Sea Athenaeum is now available in a new blog....
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2020 7:14AM
textS.F. School District Tax Dollars: Education or Name Changes by S.F. Taxpayer
The latest horror from the San Francisco School Board, with 4 open seats this election year, is that they are willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars to change the names of 44 schools while they sit empty and the workingclass who attends most of these schools fall behind sitting at home in front of a screen. Mayor Breed's letter condemning this theft of our tax dollars is at https://abc7news.com/education/mayor-breed-blasts-efforts-for-sf-school-name-changes/7085284/...
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:06AM
textStimulus Plan Negotiations Turn to Student Debt by Zach Conti
Student debt relief is now included in round the clock stimulus package negotiations on Capitol Hill....
Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:56AM
textStudents Petition UC Irvine After Campus Police Arrest a Black Alumna by Sara Weissman, Diverse
Shikera Chamndany, a Black alumna in biomedical engineering at UC Irvine, went to campus to collect her transcripts on Feb. 20. She ended up spending the night in Orange County Women’s Jail....
Posted: Fri Mar 6, 2020 1:00PM
textMedia Advisory: Coalition of unions unite against cuts to public education by Posted by Lynda Carson
On Thursday, March 5, hundreds of parents, students, educators, support staff, and community allies will hold a rally to demand that the San Francisco Board of Education partner with us to identify alternative budget solutions and prevent any and all cuts and layoffs!...
Posted: Tue Mar 3, 2020 3:36PM
textUnions work to defeat UC-Santa Cruz grad student strike by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS Repost)
February 27, 2020 - For striking graduate students at the University of California (UC), Santa Cruz (UCSC), today marks “Doomsday 2.0,” the administration’s new deadline to submit withheld Fall 2019 grades....
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:26PM
textUC Santa Cruz graduate students defy administration ultimatum, vote to continue strike by WSWS Repost
February 22, 2020 - The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), the youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party, is holding an emergency online meeting this Sunday, February 23, at 4pm Pacific Time to discuss an international socialist strategy for the UC strike. Visit https://iysse.com/UCstrike/ for further details....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:24PM
textUCSC Struggles over Grades amid Strike by Eugenio Negro
Eugenio Negro's report on interviews with students 20 February 2020 during the grad student strike that is shutting down classes and may withhold student grades....
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:37PM
textUC Santa Cruz graduate students call for expansion of wildcat strike by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS Repost)
February 19, 2020 - The UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) graduate student wildcat strike escalated yesterday, Tuesday February 18, as students from United Auto Workers (UAW) union local 2865 mounted an all-day picket, culminating in a general assembly to vote on further action. Graduate students are holding fast against police repression and threats of dismissal or even deportation from the highest level university administration. Despite a virtual media blackout, support for the movement is growing acro...
Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:47PM
textUCB Student Threatens Genocide to Palestinians; No Response From Campus by Newsy
During a recent meeting of the Associated Students of the University of California, a UC Berkeley student spoke at the podium, pledging the genocide of "Palestinians from the world". The UC campus administration has taken no action against the student, and has taken no action to affirm the safety of Palestinian students and Palestinian visitors on campus....
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:30AM
textUC Santa Cruz Undergrad Students Are Organizing Under the IWW by Carolyn Knight-Serrano
UC Santa Cruz Undergrad students are organizing a union under the IWW Industrial Union 620 fighting for better wages and the abolition of tuition....
Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:55PM
text(Clean Air & Clean Water) by Charlie Peters
NO on EPA e15 Mandates...
Posted: Wed Jan 8, 2020 11:01PM
textVideo Game Violence Enhancement Amongst Adolescents by Sawyer Betchart
This Op-Ed is on the violence enhanced in youth from the use of video games, especially violent ones. Video games can increase negative behaviors such as bullying and having aggressive mindsets to certain situations amongst young children. These games are advertised to teens, yet children of all ages are receiving access to them....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:48PM
textShould Students Get Mental Health Days Off From School? by Natalie Proulx
With both Oregan and Utah recently passing bills to allow their students to take a mental health day has caused a huge debate. First of all, what is a mental health in the first place? We should see it as a way for students to be able to take a day off from school in order to get their mind in the right place to focus on their school work. Whether it be that they are having anxiety attacks, being bullied or even just feel like everything in their life at the moment is just overwhelming them. ...
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:50PM
textUC Davis solidarity with UCSC striking grad students by UC Davis Solidarity
We UC Davis graduate students, undergraduate students, campus workers, and alumni fully support the striking graduate students at UC Santa Cruz and their demands for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) in one of the most expensive areas to live in the world(1). Graduate students perform essential labor for the university, teaching classes, grading assignments, and helping students in office hours. The University administration knows exactly how much we get paid and how much housing costs, and ...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:30PM
textRedshirting Kindergartners by Cameron McAtee
Redshirting kindergartners is becoming an actual issue in our society. Many kids are being disadvantaged by the process of holding back kindergartners for reasons outside of education....
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2019 6:51PM
textBay Area Youth Evade Unjust BART Fare by Fare strike
San Francisco, California. Today, Friday November 29th, Bay Area (born and raised) youth evaded unjust fares and hopped the turnstiles en masse, stating their concern for their communities and a desire to hold BART accountable for attacks towards them. They say that many people from the Bay regularly hop as a basic point of survival and likewise, they have no intention of stopping these evasions....
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:45PM