Wednesday February 26, 2020
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BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 9/18/09
100 students came to the Student Speak Out rally Sept. 14, an event created by Milwaukee Students for a Democratic Society to raise awareness of how the economic crisis is affecting students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 6/16/09
The Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) Board voted 4-3 to lay off 2000 teachers and to carry out other cutbacks, forcing the teachers and community to face the brunt of the economic crisis.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/27/09
The University of Illinois Board of Trustees had protesters inside and outside their meeting here, May 21.
BY Kosta Harlan | Chapel Hill, NC | 4/05/09
Chanting “They say cut back, we say fight back!” a group of 50 students, campus workers and faculty marched on the Board of Trustees meeting March 26.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/04/09
Leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout responded to the state budget forecast, March 3. The forecast anticipates a $4 billion deficit, despite the billions that will flow in from the federal stimulus.
BY Eric Gardner | Los Angeles, CA | 5/20/08
Chanting, “Regents, regents, can’t you see? You’re creating poverty!” 16 student activists from UCLA Students for a Democratic Society, the UCLA Student Worker Front and other University of California campuses temporarily brought a meeting of the University of California Regents to a halt May 14 to protest a hike in student fees.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 1/02/06
Just before the holiday recess, Republicans in the House of Representatives and Senate agreed to cut social programs that serve the poor and working class, such as Medicaid (health care for low-income people), student loans for college, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), and Medicare (health care for the elderly).
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/02/04
Since the economy tanked nearly three years ago, workers at the University of Illinois have put up with doing more with less.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 7/01/03
In front of the offices of James Stukel, president of the University of Illinois, the lunchtime crowd swelled.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 7/01/03
Local 73 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are locked in combat with management at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
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