COLOMBIA: Students Rebel Against Police and Politicians in Support of Education Strike

Photo: Student protesters march under a banner reading, “It is Right to Rebel!” By Thomas Lambert Throughout the past several weeks, students across Colombia have taken to the streets in support of striking teachers, clashing with riot police known as the Mobile Anti-Disturbance Squadron (ESMAD) in a continuation of the two-day education strike that began on February 20. In Soacha, an industrial working-class suburb of … Continue reading COLOMBIA: Students Rebel Against Police and Politicians in Support of Education Strike

OHIO: University Students Run Notorious ‘Kent State Gun Girl’ Off of Campus

PHOTO: Hundreds of Ohio University students pursue Katilin Bennet, also known as the ‘Kent State Gun Girl,’ seen in middle with microphone (screenshot) By David Martinez Under an onslaught of tossed liquids, cursing, and angry students, fascist media personality, Kaitlin Bennett, AKA the ‘Kent State Gun Girl,’ was chased off the Ohio University campus in Athens this past Monday. Bennett had visited the university to … Continue reading OHIO: University Students Run Notorious ‘Kent State Gun Girl’ Off of Campus

AUSTIN: Sexual Misconduct Town Hall Serves to Pacify UT Students, Justify Administration Inaction

Photo: Students interrupt University of Texas administrators during their town hall meeting on professor sexual misconduct with a banner reading “UT is Complicit, Fire the Abusers” By Ann Evans Last night, the University of Texas at Austin (UT) held a student town hall to address concerns regarding the sexual misconduct of professors who remain on staff and the administration’s failure to protect students. The Misconduct … Continue reading AUSTIN: Sexual Misconduct Town Hall Serves to Pacify UT Students, Justify Administration Inaction

FLORIDA: Eckerd College Sides With Abusive Professor, Victim Sues

Photo: Abusive Professor David Hastings (Left) speaks at a 2014 Climate Change conference in Florida By Katia Guamani and Alon Sulaimani Last month in St. Petersburg, Florida, a lawsuit was filed against Eckerd College by a former student exposing the school’s mishandling of a sexual misconduct complaint against former marine science professor David Hastings. The lawsuit was filed after Eckerd’s Dean of Faculty urged the … Continue reading FLORIDA: Eckerd College Sides With Abusive Professor, Victim Sues

AUSTIN: University of Texas Releases List of Sexual Misconduct Violations

By Serena Ayers On January 9, the University of Texas at Austin (UT) released the names of 17 faculty and staff who had violated the school’s sexual misconduct policies since November 2017 despite previous claims that they would withhold them. UT is expected to host a forum with its President Gregory Fenves on the topic of sexual misconduct on January 27. UT originally promised to … Continue reading AUSTIN: University of Texas Releases List of Sexual Misconduct Violations

LOS ANGELES: Event Commemorates Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Remis

Photo: The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil holds an event to commemorate Comrade Remis Carla Costa and the revolutionary movement in Brazil By Felipe Vera On December 28, the Committee to Support the Peoples Struggle in Brazil (CSPSB) in Los Angeles held an event in commemoration of Comrade Remis Carla Costa, a Brazilian revolutionary who was murdered in 2017. Comrade Remis was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Event Commemorates Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Remis

NORTH CAROLINA: Sheriff’s Deputy Violently Slams 11-Year-Old to Ground

Photo: Warren Durham, School Resource Officer who abused 11-year-old student By Chancellor Davis Last week, video surfaced online of Warren Durham, a Sheriff’s Deputy acting as a school resource officer at Vance County Middle School in North Carolina, violently slamming an 11-year-old Black student to the ground. Despite damning video footage of the assault, Durham has managed to dodge felony charges and faces at most … Continue reading NORTH CAROLINA: Sheriff’s Deputy Violently Slams 11-Year-Old to Ground