universities

The 14 October 1973 Thai uprising

Street battle during the uprising

A short overview of the successful uprising in Thailand following a wave of wildcat strikes which toppled the military dictatorship and forced the introduction of democratic elections.

Universities and the militarisation of our social lives

Since 2008, we have seen a deliberate and calculated approach by the state to incorporate military institutions and activities into our daily lives, with universities at forefront of this militarisation.

如果他们扼杀我们的未来,我们便封锁这座城市!——2010年秋意大利大学生串联笔记

Occupied Pisa

关于意大利2010年大学生反紧缩抗争的盘点和分析

Workers and students - Hagen Koo

A chapter on the alliances and solidarity between South Korean industrial workers and radical students in the 1970s and '80s.

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.