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Quebec Moves to Quash Student Protests With Harsh Fines

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Quebec is looking to end three months of student protests against rising tuition fees by introducing emergency legislation that would temporarily close some universities and fine the pants off of picketers blocking students and faculty from entering classrooms.

Revolution Brewing on Student Debt

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The U.S. once led the world in free education. The recent debate in Washington about whether to let student loan interest rates double ignores the fact that many students already cannot afford a college education or advanced training.

How Students Landed on the Front Lines of Class War
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University students, who face tuition hikes and state cuts to public education, find themselves victimized by the same neoliberal agenda that has created the current economic crisis, and which profoundly endangers democratic values.University students find themselves victimized by the same neoliberal agenda that has created the current economic crisis.

Xenophobia Goes National

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As legal and activist battles continue to be waged in Arizona against the anti-immigration laws it passed this year, a number of other states are also are a xenophobic path, with many passing legislation that restricts immigrants' access to in-state tuition or public benefits.

'3, 6, 9, 12, Budgets Cuts Can Go to Hell'

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In retaliation against California's tuition hikes and education budget cuts, students from across the state kicked off a "Day of Action and Strike in Defense of Public Education" on Thursday with assemblies, walkouts and teach-ins. The action was part of a national protest.

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