BRASIL: Profesores y Alumnos Movilizaron contra Bolsonaro

Por Jakob Stein Desde que el gobierno brasileño anunció recortes presupuestarios en la educación en las últimas semanas, han surgido manifestaciones masivas en universidades públicas de todo el país con maestros, profesores, estudiantes y padres que se unieron para resistir las medidas. El 29 de abril, el Ministro de Educación de Brasil, Abraham Weintraub, anunció un recorte presupuestario del 30% en todas las universidades públicas … Continue reading BRASIL: Profesores y Alumnos Movilizaron contra Bolsonaro

BRASIL: Cientos de Miles Toman Las Calles en la Huelga Educativa Nacional

By Jakob Stein La siguiente es una compilación de reportes sobre manifestaciones en todo Brasil relacionadas con la Huelga Educativa Nacional, que se llevó a cabo la semana pasada el 15 de mayo. La huelga fue convocada en respuesta al gobierno fascista de Bolsonaro que anunciaba que recortarían treinta por ciento del presupuesto general para universidades y escuelas secundarias en un ataque por motivos ideológicos … Continue reading BRASIL: Cientos de Miles Toman Las Calles en la Huelga Educativa Nacional

BRAZIL: Images from Mass Demonstrations on May 30

By Jakob Stein An estimated 1.8 million people took to the streets on May 30 in over a hundred cities across Brazil. This was the second wave of massive coordinated demonstrations since Brazilian Minister of Education Abraham Weintraub announced a thirty percent funding cut for federal public high schools and universities to fight “leftist indoctrination” in the institutions. Bolsonaro’s dismantling of the Brazilian pension system … Continue reading BRAZIL: Images from Mass Demonstrations on May 30

BRAZIL: Hundreds of Thousands Take the Streets in National Education Strike

By Jakob Stein The following is a compilation of reports on demonstrations across Brazil connected to the National Education Strike, held last week on Wednesday May 15. The strike was called in response to the fascist Bolsonaro administration announcing that they would be cutting thirty percent of the budget across the board for universities and high schools in an ideologically motivated attack on public education aimed … Continue reading BRAZIL: Hundreds of Thousands Take the Streets in National Education Strike

BRAZIL: Teachers and Students Mobilize against Bolsonaro

By Jakob Stein Since the Brazilian government announced budget cuts in education over the past few weeks, massive demonstrations have erupted at public universities around the country with teachers, professors, students, and parents joining forces to resist the measures. On April 29, Education Minister of Brazil Abraham Weintraub announced a 30% budget cut across the board at all federal public universities and high schools. It … Continue reading BRAZIL: Teachers and Students Mobilize against Bolsonaro

LOS ANGELES: Teachers’ Strike Concedes After Only One Week

By Alexeyia Morina United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) has struck a deal with Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) after a six-day strike. This deal has only continued the pattern of asking for bread crumbs while acting like they’ve seized a bakery. As previously reported, the union’s original demands were for a 6.5% pay increase, smaller class sizes, less testing, new hires of librarians, counselors and nurses … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Teachers’ Strike Concedes After Only One Week

LOS ANGELES: Reformist Leadership Clouds Future of Teachers’ Strike

By Alexeyia Morina The Los Angeles teachers’ strike kicked off on January 14th, led by nonprofit union United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and backed by over 34,000 teachers. The strike is demanding better pay for teachers, smaller class sizes, less testing, new hires of librarians, counselors, and nurses, and a moratorium on charter schools. These demands echo the spirit of those made 30 years ago during the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Reformist Leadership Clouds Future of Teachers’ Strike