BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 6/05/11
On May 26, over 65 people, including many clerical workers who are members of IFT Local 1708, gathered at Malcom X College in Chicago. They came to address City Hall and the Board of Trustees for the City Colleges about recent policies that seek to further privatize city colleges.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/24/11
On May 23, DePaul University’s Fair Business Practices Committee (FBPC) made a recommendation to the president on whether or not to replace Sabra hummus with an alternative brand in campus dining halls. Throughout the past six months, the FBPC, consisting of faculty, staff and student representatives, has met both internally and with students on both sides of the controversial hummus debate.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/14/11
In a press conference held May 13, City College faculty and students joined forces with community activists to protest attacks coming down on the colleges from the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh | 5/06/11
A massive crowd of 8000 teachers, youth and community members wearing red shirts swelled outside the North Carolina State Legislative Building on May 3 to protest cuts to education.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 4/27/11
Dozens of students and community members protested Karl Rove at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) on April 25.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 3/31/11
Students for a Democratic Society successfully disrupted two Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) recruitment events at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), Wednesday, March 30.
BY Jared Hamil | Gainesville, FL | 3/29/11
About 300 workers and students demonstrated here, March 25, against the state government's attacks and cuts. The protest was organized by Fight Back Florida, a coalition of union members and students who organized rallies all over the state. In addition to Gainesville's rally and march, 14 other cities joined in a day of action against Governor Rick Scott's attempt to make public employees pay for the budget crisis. People around Florida joined together to tell the government that if it cuts back, “we will fight back.”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/14/11
Hundreds rallied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), March 14, as protests continue against Governor Scott Walker's anti-union, anti-people attacks.
BY Jacob Flom | Madison, WI | 3/13/11
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) led a student contingent in the March 12 Madison, Wisconsin rally of 150,000.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 3/11/11
Massive protests are expected here, March 12. Tens of thousands of workers, students and community members are expected to converge on the state capitol Saturday afternoon.