This demand is part of the drive to fully reopen the economy to satisfy the profit requirements of big business.
The International Youth and Students for Social Equality is the student and youth movement of the Socialist Equality Parties.
We insist that all the great problems confronting humanity in the 21st century—war, poverty and social inequality, the drive toward fascism and dictatorship by governments internationally—are the outcome of capitalism, and can only be addressed through the taking of political power by the working class and its establishment of a socialism, founded on genuine equality.
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The students are demanding the cancellation of the examinations and the certification of high school diplomas via continuous assessment throughout the year.
The reopening of campuses last September led to the massive spread of covid, forcing thousands of students to self-isolate after travelling away from friends and family, and the government is repeating the same reckless policy, recommending that all students be “eligible to return to in-person teaching and learning.”
To further exacerbate the situation, in addition to numerous spikes in coronavirus cases, colleges are now reporting the incidence of new COVID-19 variants on campuses.
With the support of Ontario’s Conservative government, Laurentian resorted to creditor protection because it knew this would give it the most latitude in imposing savage cuts that will serve as a new benchmark for Canada’s postsecondary education system.
The Board of Governors and chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is moving forward with a restructuring plan that will merge six universities into two, slashing thousands of jobs and eroding the quality of education, even as tuition continues to rise.
Over the past year, the NTEU has systematically isolated university workers, institution by institution, opposing any unified struggle against the government-management assault.
Several strikes have erupted or are breaking out, indicating the determination of workers to defend their conditions. These are opposed by the unions, chief among them the University and College Union, which is isolating and shutting down every trace of opposition by staff.
“On Israel, the Democrats are no better under Biden than Republicans under Trump. Basically, it’s different parties but literally the exact same policy of backing Israel, no matter how ruthless and inhumane they behave.”
The intelligence agency’s promotion of intersectionality and critical race theory is a testament to the reactionary anti-Marxist character of identity politics.
Associated Press fired Emily Wilder amid a right-wing campaign targeting her for participating in pro-Palestinian demonstrations as a student.
In this video, students and young people in Australia speak on the growing danger of a US-led war drive against China, which is being pursued with the backing of the Australian government.
UC researchers desperately need fighting organizations, but the United Auto Workers will give them nothing but dashed hopes.
The Academic Workers for a Democratic Union has been active in assisting the betrayal of the strikes by graduate workers at Columbia and New York Universities, promoting the lie that the UAW can be reformed.
The development of a movement against the attacks on graduate student workers requires a turn to the entire working class.
Despite an almost complete media blackout, the strike is being followed and supported by graduate student workers across the country.
Columbia’s Board of Trustees is run by a collection of multi-millionaire and billionaire hedge fund managers and CEOs with deep ties to Wall Street, Corporate America, the Democratic Party and the military-industrial complex.
Graduate student workers at Illinois State University are set to vote April 2 on whether to authorize a strike after contract negotiations have stalled for nearly a year and a half.
Throughout the course of the strike, many students admirably asserted that their fight was not only about the health and safety of themselves, but of the community as a whole.
On March 18, 1871, the armed working class districts of Paris rose up and established the first workers state in world history, the Paris Commune.
This article presents 10 key moments from the World Socialist Web Site’s live discussion with David North and Eric London, co-moderated by Joseph Kishore and Tom Mackaman, on the latest series in the International Committee of the Fourth International’s Security and the Fourth International investigation.
Born on Nov. 28, 1820, Engels was the co-founder of scientific socialism with his friend Karl Marx, who was two-and-a-half years his senior. Two hundred years later, their life’s work is of burning contemporary relevance.
Rosa Luxemburg, who was born on 5 March, 1871, was among the most important revolutionary Marxists of the 20th century, and her work contains vital lessons for today.
An appraisal, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination, of the work of the great theoretician and strategist of World Socialist Revolution during the final year of his life.