Get global for #Mayday2014 and beyond. CACHE Chicago is also participating — and with a focus on academic labor and contingent faculty. #M4E is national but its goals are also part of #1world1struggle
Reclaim Education – A Global Week of Action
May 1st – 8th, 2014
We are calling for a Global Week of Action to reclaim education. The International Student Movement (ISM) is a platform consisting of many individuals and groups from different parts of the world. A group of students associated with the ISM came together during a series of chat meetings and decided to call for a coordinated action worldwide. We will UNITE in solidarity, because no matter where we live, we face the same struggle against profit-driven interests and their hold on education. Budget cuts, outsourcing, school closures, climbing costs of living and tuition fees among other phenomena, are all linked to an increasing commercialization and privatization of education. Uniting globally is our answer to these obstacles – fighting for emancipatory education for all.
Students across the globe are drowning in debt. These debts, constructed by the individualistic notion…
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