universities

Comitês de ação dos trabalhadores e estudantes. França, maio de 68 - Roger Gregoire & Fredy Perlman

Barricadas feitas ao redor da universidade ocupada no Maio de 68.

"Os revolucionários franceses romperam a psicologia da derrota, a perspectiva de perdedores, e começaram a lutar."

Educação Crítica - Fredy Perlman

"A água jamais teria se convertido na força de uma máquina a vapor para uso humano se o cientista natural começasse sua análise aceitando a imutabilidade de substâncias criadas por Deus e considerando a sua transformação para uso humano como magia negra inspirada por Satã.Entretanto o adaptacionista tenta aceitar a imutabilidade da propriedade privada das capacidades industriais e considerando a transformação da riqueza mundial como uma ideologia inspirada por magia negra."

Lovable Anarchism: Campus Protest in Japan From the 1990s to Today

Kyoto Students occupy clock tower

A paper documenting several examples of recent protests by students and university employees on campuses in Japan following a period of privatisations and a move towards short term contracts.

Passing for politics - Asad Haider

Asad Haider of 'Viewpoint' magazine reflects on campus politics, race and identity.

The Jackson State shootings, 1970

Jackson State women's dormitory window

A short account of the shooting of several black students and bystanders by police on the night of May 14/15, 1970.

Chomsky at MIT: Between the war scientists and the anti-war students, by Chris Knight

Noam Chomsky and police confronting students at MIT, November 1969

It is now fifty years since Noam Chomsky published his celebrated article, 'The Responsibility of Intellectuals'.* Few other writings had a greater impact on the turbulent political atmosphere on US campuses in the 1960s. The essay launched Chomsky's political career as the world's most intransigent and cogent critic of US foreign policy - a position he has held to this day.

Muting the SWAN: a radical alternative to Trotskyist social work

Critique of the Social Work Action Network, a group aiming to bring social workers and other interested parties together to campaign against austerity, by an angry social worker. SWAN's activism happens in the classroom or on the streets, but not in the workplace itself.

The CIA reads French theory: on the intellectual labor of dismantling the cultural Left - Gabriel Rockhill

Notwithstanding its limitations, an interesting historical look at the state's utilisation of academia and the cultural sphere in the struggle to discredit Marxism. First published 28/02/17 in 'The Philosophical Salon' of the 'LA Review of Books'.

1919: Costa Rican Women Teachers Defy Dictator

The attacks on education and educators by the Tinoco dictatorship in Costa Rica led to an opposition movement led by female students and teachers.

1985: Sudanese General Strike Against Dictatorship

In 1985 workers and students protested and struck against worsening living conditions and greater repression, in particular the imposition of Sharia and conflict in the south.