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imageDemonstrations throughout California in support of wildcat strike by UC-Santa Cruz graduate teaching assistants
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by Anthony del Olmo (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 6:34PM
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
imageFood and Agriculture Workshops featured at the 2020 Black Expo, Sacramento State
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by Michael Harris
California State University, Sacramento continues to provide innovative leadership toward expanding essential educational conversations and business opportunity. Our California Black Agriculture Working Group remains steadfast in helping provide tangible ideas and solutions....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:46PM
imageUC Santa Cruz Shut Down & UC Dining Halls and Offices Occupied
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by It's Going Down
In what is being referred to as “Doomsday,” UC President Janet Napolitano has given striking student workers at the University of California in Santa Cruz until midnight on February 21st to turn in withheld grades....
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:28PM
imageOn Strike!!
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by Steve Pleich
Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up!!...
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:44PM
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
calendarDoomsday Rally + March to Picket
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by COLA 4 UCSC
Quarry Plaza, UC Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:34PM
calendarTownies for COLA
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by Townies4COLA
Meet at the westside 7 Eleven (218 Cardiff Pl.) at 11:30am to march to the base of UCSC campus for the rally at noon...
Event Date: Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:48AM
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
imageA Report on the First Week of the Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike
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by It's Going Down
When Santa Cruz student-workers extended their grade strike to a full-scale work stoppage on February 10th, others of us across campuses began developing ways to support it....
Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:31PM
imageAn Interview on the Growing Wildcat Strike at UC Santa Cruz
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by It's Going Down
The UC seems to recognize that physically cracking down on the pickets would lead to poor news coverage and a depletion of their already expiring political capital. So instead, they’re taking a different tact and threatening our jobs....
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:54PM
imageStriking University of California-Santa Cruz grad students defy UAW, arrests and threats of termination
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by Stewart Bernays and David Brown (WSWS Repost)
February 18, 2020 - Graduate student instructors (GSIs) and teaching assistants (TAs) at University of California-Santa Cruz are beginning the sixth day of their wildcat strike to demand a cost of living adjustment. Like many educators in California, grad students have confronted stagnant wages alongside skyrocketing rents that leave them struggling to survive in one of the most expensive cities in the United States. Last December, grad students initiated a grading strike to demand the increa...
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:13PM
imageMajor Renovation Project at Negro Bar
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by California State Parks
170 years ago the Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar was established along Historic Rancho Rio De Los Americano, owned by the "African Founding Father of California" Don Guillermo Leidesdorff or William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr....
Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:18AM
imageJoint UCSA-UCGPC Letter to UC Leadership on the Excessive Police Presence and Use of Force at the UCSC Wildcat Strike
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by UC Student Association
Excessive Police Presence and Use of Force at the UCSC Wildcat Strike...
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:50PM
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
videoCOLA Strikers Take Base of UCSC Campus; Arrests Made (video/mp4 350.2MB) by COLA 4 UCSC
The main entrance to UC Santa Cruz is shut down right now. Over a dozen COLA strikers were arrested today. (Videos from today. Credit: Kyron Foo)...
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:51PM
imageSF Teacher & Residents Speak Out On Superfund SF Treasure Island, TIDA & Charter Schools
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by Labor Video Project
At San Francisco City Hall, a Teacher & Residents discuss the Superfund SF Treasure Island site, TIDA. Charter Schools & the systemic corruption in San Francisco....
Posted: Thu Feb 6, 2020 10:58AM
imageSF City Hall Speakout To Demand $2.7 M To Restore 300 Classes At SF Community College
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held at San Francisco City Hall to support $2.7 million for the re-institution of 300 classes that have canceled by the chancellor Mark Rocha with the support of the CCSF Board of Trustees...
Posted: Tue Feb 4, 2020 10:34PM
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
imageTreasure Island Children's Nightmare! School On Radioactive Dumpsite On SF Treasure Isla
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by Labor Video Project
A charter school is being proposed on Treasure Island at the old Treasure Island Elementary school. Dr Nayvin Gordon spoke out against this proposal at the San Francisco Unified School District board meeting on 1/28/20 as well as interviews with two residents Felita Sample whose daughter was at that school and Andre Patterson....
Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:44PM