BY Jenae Stainer | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/02/10
On March 1, the University of Alabama Crimson Ride shuttle bus drivers began a strike in order to gain a living wage, benefits, job security and respect on the job.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | United States | 3/01/10
The Network to Fight for Economic Justice calls on all its members and supporters at schools and colleges across the country to protest and rally for jobs and education rights on March 4.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/01/10
Alabama bus drivers are now on strike! At 4:30 this morning, union bus drivers, joined by students with home made picket signs, gathered at the company depot to begin picketing.
BY Chapin Gray | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/01/10
Alabama bus drivers are on strike. At the University of Alabama, bus drivers, students and supporters picketed First Transit headquarters the morning of March 1.
BY Kati Ketz | United States | 3/01/10
Students across the country are mobilizing for a nationwide protest against tuition and fee hikes and in support of staff and faculty facing pay cuts and layoffs.
BY James Jordan | Colombia | 2/24/10
In early November I received a copy of a death threat made against student activists at the University of the Atlantic in Barranquilla, Colombia. The threat was sent out in the name of the “United Self-Defense Forces (AUC)-Rearmed”.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 2/22/10
Today education is under attack. Tuition and fee hikes are closing the doors to higher education. Working class and even many middle class college students are being forced out or are taking on crushing debts.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Tuscaloosa, AL | 2/17/10
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, bus drivers are in the midst of a struggle for a living wage. Fed up with earning poverty wages, the bus drivers are demanding their first union contract.
BY Jenae Stainer | Tuscaloosa, AL | 2/15/10
Over the last month, students and bus drivers have been working together in order to win a living wage for the Crimson Ride shuttle drivers at the University of Alabama.
BY Laura Langley | Tuscaloosa, AL | 2/04/10
Bus drivers, with the support of students at the University of Alabama (UA), are organizing a union campaign to win a living wage.