education

La grève des écoliers de Stepney

Un compte rendu court à propos de la grève par 800 élèves à Stepney, dans l’est de Londres le 27 mai 1971, qui a réussi à obtenir le retour d’un professeur qui avait été licencié pour avoir publié un livre de poésies écrites par les enfants.

The Child and Its Enemies - Emma Goldman

An article by Emma Goldman about how society treats children and the role of education. Read by Audible Anarchist and originally published in Mother Earth.

Union officials walk out - against their own members

UCU gen sec / basic democratic norms / is this a workers' rights violation?

Officials of the education union UCU have downed tools and walked out - from their own annual congress.

West Virginia school employees sold out?

West Virginia teachers who had taken the initiative to force their union into a strike demanding that the state pay their health insurance found out via a robocall last week that "their" union had accepted a promise of a 5% pay offer (which they did not demand) but with no settlement of their grievance.

Pakistan: Teachers and Farmers Protests Brutally Crushed in Sindh

A report on the crack down on teachers and farmers protests currently taking place in the Pakistani province of Sindh. Once again, the state's vicious response to working class protests has differed greatly from its hands-off approach to similar demonstrations and movements of Muslim extremists.

Right and Left against the state: education without classes

Education reform, whether promoted by the Left or Right, often fails to deeply address the class-based issues driving the alleged "failure" of the educational system.