Deaths among children are rising against the backdrop of the deadly reopening of public schools and the spread of new contagious variances of the virus.
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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COVID-19 death of 13-year-old Brampton girl underscores criminality of Canada’s open economy/open schools policy
Emily’s tragic, entirely preventable death has triggered an outpouring of anger towards the political elite and solidarity with the stricken family.
Germany’s official COVID-19 contagion policy puts hundreds of thousands of students and educators at risk
The updated Infection Protection Act reinforces the government’s reckless contagion policy in schools and threatens the health of students.
This demand is part of the drive to fully reopen the economy to satisfy the profit requirements of big business.
Campuses across the United States are seeing COVID-19 outbreaks in the tens of thousands as students return to campus for the spring semester.
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.
US universities have cut 650,000 jobs, a 13 percent workforce reduction, since the onset of the pandemic
Thousands of adjunct faculty members have seen their courses canceled and their paychecks eliminated as programs are consolidated and courses move online.
One striker told the IYSSE: “NYU has not recognized our needs for living in New York City. Master’s students already pay really expensive tuition. Then our hourly wage and monthly salary are not enough for us to even pay the rent. That’s why we’re striking.”
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.
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.
Student workers at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio have formed an undergraduate union to fight against unfair employment policies and practices.
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.
New study finds young adults vulnerable to developing debilitating long-term complications from COVID-19
The symptoms reported most frequently by the young adults were impaired concentration, headaches, rhinitis, exercise intolerance, dyspnea, sleep impairment, brain fog, appetite loss, fatigue, and chest pain.
Data extracted from university staff self-studies and university dashboards during the fall semester of 2020 show growth in new daily cases after in-person instruction began.
Even though Isai Morocho’s school was not meeting in person, his father, mother and brother all work in-person jobs, allowing for endless possible encounters with the virus.
Campus police deployed to UC Berkeley dormitories as administration blames COVID-19 outbreak on students
Campus administrators seek to divert blame for the latest COVID-19 outbreak onto students and away from themselves.
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.