fix articles 100744, higher education
Neoliberalism, Democracy and the University as a Public Sphere (tags)
What can educators & others concerned about the future of higher education do to make sure it is not colonized by corporate & other antidemocratic interests? First, educators & others need to figure out how to defend more vigorously higher education as a public good & how central it is in producing the formative culture necessary to educate young people to be critical & engaged.
Free workshop helps undocumented youths become DACA-mented (tags)
The San José Peace and Justice Center and the Justice Studies Program at San José State University held a free workshop to assist undocumented youths in filling out the complex applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Shaking Voices (tags)
Some in the U.S. are fearful of speaking out against the wars and social injustice because of the surveillance state.
America's Student Loan Racket: Stiffer Debt Boondage Coming (tags)
Filipino student groups summon Philippine government agencies, raise education sector woes (tags)
Various student groups today summoned representatives from various government agencies such as the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine National Police (PNP), Commission on Human Rights (CHR), and the National Youth Commission (NYC) to a dialogue to air out the various issues and concerns of the education sector.
PHILIPPINES: Akbayan pushes for institutional teaching of Martial Law atrocities (tags)
On the 40th year commemoration of the declaration of martial law, Akbayan Party filed a resolution urging the institutional teaching of the atrocities committed during martial law under the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos in all levels of education.
America's Student Loan Racket (tags)
Student Activists Receive Gertrude Welch Peace and Justice Award (tags)
Student Advocates for Higher Education (SAHE) was honored by the San José Peace and Justice Center for the service, activism, tenacity, and courage of its students, and especially of its undocumented members. Representatives Mike Honda and Zoe Lofgren participated in the ceremony held at San José State University.
US Higher Education in Crisis (tags)
Netanyahu Spurns Social Justice Demands (tags)
Denying Palestinian Children Education (tags)
Permanent Debt Bondage from America's Student Loan Racket (tags)
Green U.S. Senate Candidate: End Overseas Wars to Pay for Tuition-Free Higher Education (tags)
"If elected to the U.S. Senate, I will introduce legislation to establish a nationwide program to fully guarantee that every high school graduate living within the United States--regardless of immigration status--is eligible to receive a tuition-free education at a public college, university, or technical trade school of their choosing. We can pay for this program by immediately withdrawing all U.S. troops, private mercenaries, and independent contractors from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan."
Education in Occupied Palestine (tags)
effects of occupation on education
Imprisoning Palestinian Women (tags)
Israel treats men, women and children the same way
CSUN Students Demand Fair Access To Higher Education: Reseda / Nordhoff March 4, 2010 (tags)
CSUN Students Demand Fair Access To Higher Education: Reseda / Nordhoff March 4, 2010
Schwarzenegger Pledges Education Not Incarceration: So, where’s the Action? (tags)
While the Governor proposes measures to protect higher education funding, administration plans massive prison expansion.
EPCC: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s last address- Lot of Hot Air (tags)
For the Echo Park Community Coalition, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s last address to the California legislature are just a lot of hot air. The governator’s call to “overhaul the funding system for state prisons and higher education, approve a jobs creation package and seek more money from Washington, even as he attacked the national healthcare plan”, is just another lip service for actor’s grandstanding before he exits.”
Targeting Israel with Boycotts, Divestment, Sanctions and Prosecutions (tags)
It's time to hold Israel accountable.
Bashing Venezuelan Democracy (tags)
The dominant media again on the rampage.
Nevada; UNLV Students Protest Gov Gibbon's Budget Cuts (tags)
Following Nevada Governor Jim Gibbon's state of the state address where he proposed cutting higher education throughout Nevada by 50% to account for a budget shortfall, students from UNLV rally in protest over cuts to needed education services.
Jeff Halper's "An Israeli in Palestine" - Part II (tags)
Part II of Halper's important book.
WALANG AWAT NA KILOS PROTESTA SA PILIPINAS (tags)
Sunud-sunod na kilos-protesta ang inilunsad nitong nagdaang mga araw, laluna ng mga kabataan, laban sa tuluy-tuloy na pagtaas ng presyo ng mga produktong petrolyo at sa pagtanggi ng rehimeng Arroyo na alisin ang ipinapataw nitong buwis sa mga ito. Papalaki at papadalas na mga kilos-protesta ng mga kabataan. Umabot sa mahigit 5,000 estudyante at kabataang di nakapag-aaral ang nagmartsa patungong Mendiola nitong Hulyo 18. Sa panawagang “Kabataan at Bayan, Mag-aklas,” nag-walkout ang libu-libong estudyante mula sa kani-kanilang eskwelahan. Iginiit nila ang pagbabasura sa value added tax (VAT) sa langis, ang pagbabasura sa Oil Deregulation Law at ang pagsasabatas sa P125 across-the-board na umento sa sahod.
Ex-Cabinet officials: Arroyo worse than Marcos in abuse (tags)
The Former Senior Government Officials (FSGO) issued a statement Saturday night, hitting President Arroyo’s "abuse" of her appointing powers. The FSGO is a group of around 100 former senior officials, from the Marcos government to the Arroyo administration, advocating good governance. The officials also alleged that Arroyo’s record on appointing officials not based on competence and merit is even worse than the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Big business hits Philippine SC ruling (tags)
The influential Makati Business Club (MBC) on Thursday said the Supreme Court decision on executive privilege did not conform to the “progressive standards of transparency” and restricted the ability of the legislature to check presidential abuse. In a statement, the MBC said it was “very concerned” about the tribunal’s ruling on the petition of then Director General Romulo Neri of the National Economic and Development Authority to stop the Senate from questioning him further on the $329-million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China’s ZTE Corp. “Their decision gives greater value to executive privilege than to the public’s right to know, which is not in keeping with progressive standards of transparency. It also has the effect of restricting the ability of the legislature to act as a countervailing force against executive abuse,” the MBC said.
Global Warming Destroys Maple Sugar Industry (tags)
Global warming is the most serious threat facing planet. We have an opportunity, and an obligation, to lead in solving this global crisis by investing in clean and safe electricity, efficient buildings and a less polluting transportation system.
Schwarzenegger Betrays Students on Tuitions (tags)
Advocate groups for free education consider the recent tuition hikes for UC and CSU students to be no less than a tax on college students. California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has done nothing to make education affordable for students since he was elected in 2003. In the past the governor’s office has made it clear that education is a right for K-12, but not for higher education.
A Good Story (tags)
"From 200 years of American history, we have learned nothing is impossible." (Reagan) Occasionally this president replaced reality with his fictions. "The world changed every time a new technique of storytelling was intented." (Brian Ferren)
Occupation, not democracy! (tags)
This leaflet was distributed during the second week of the occupations and in the 10000 people demonstration in Thessaloniki. Its content was determined by what we saw then as the major weaknesses of the movement, i.e. the adherence to democratic procedures and generally to a democratist ideology along with the absence of any critique of schoolwork and of the media’s mediating role.
Lecturers back boycott of Israeli academics (tags)
Critics of state policies exempt from sanction · Narrow vote welcomed by Palestinian groups
CALL TO ACTION: RE-INSTATE EU AND US AID TO PALESTINE (tags)
Please join thousands in signing a petition that may encourage the international community to head off the serious humanitarian crises in Palestine from getting even worse. There is also a link to this on Dr. Marcy Newman’s blog http://bodyontheline.blogspot.com/ Additional information about the region and political action at http://www.voicesofpalestine.org Please copy, e-mail and distribute this as widely as possible. http://www.petitiononline.com/JfJfP/petition.html
National Black Peoples Unity Convention to Convene In Gary, Indiana in March (tags)
Thirty-four years after the historic 1972 National Black Political Convention, a new group of activists will convene in Gary, Indiana from March 9 – 12. They will come together as participants, ready to formulate a strategy around not just a political plan, but around the more important agenda of a long term Black economic empowerment strategy.
9/19: Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 7) (tags)
Teacher/Student Day: Students and Teachers gather to support Higher Education
Fedaral manipulation of higher education (tags)
New bill threatens intellectual freedom in area studies (Thursday, November 6, 2003)
Paying Back Student Loans - Grads vs Banks vs Congress (tags)
One would think that with the horrible economy, graduates who have tried to better themselves with higher education would be able to take advantage of the low interest rates when paying back their student loans. Only it's not that easy...
Google News Search: anti war: Brings-Up 13,000 To 17,000 News Articles (tags)
Google News Search "anti war" brings up between 13,000 and 17,000 News articles re anti war efforts. Below is the first page. Note: The articles constantly change, and come from around the country and world. Http://news.google.com
Downsize CSU Administration! (tags)
It's time to cut the state budget that's only fattening a (very) few hogs feeding at the public trough!
The problem is... (tags)
March in Solidarity With Immigrant Students Seeking Higher Education (tags)
(This is a flyer distributed by CHIRLA calling for new state education laws that will allow long term undocumented immigrants to pay in-state fees.)