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Quebec students on strike against austerity | Apr 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program.
Mei-ling is not alone: Sexual harassment revelations rock Concordia | Apr 20 2015 | Michelle Pucci | When a student politician was harassed online, her subsequent road to retribution was not made simple.
Thirty years since the Charter's equality provisions and LEAF's founding, where is equality now? | Apr 17 2015 | Elizabeth Shilton | The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) began working toward equality 30 years ago today. Time to look at what's been done and what still needs doing.
Photo: flickr/Kevin Lallier
SOLD! Canadian Wheat Board no longer quite so Canadian | Apr 16 2015 | National Farmers Union | With the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board, the Harper government has accomplished the biggest transfer of wealth away from farmers in the history of Canada.
#BeenRapedNeverReported | Apr 16 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A talk at Carleton University by Sue Montgomery on Thurs. February 26, 2015
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Post-term tristesse in the age of austerity | Apr 15 2015 | Erin Wunker | So many contract academic faculty take up post-secondary education as a vocation -- but what is the emotional cost when the politics of austerity extracts its price?
Watch: Two generations of students talk about debt, scarcity and the future | Apr 14 2015 | Open The Doors BC | British Columbia can invest in post-secondary education -- but won't. How does that affect the students?
Environmental justice, gender justice and Dalhousie's leadership | Apr 12 2015 | Bethany Hindmarsh | Environmental and gender justice needs to be a priority at the university level.
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Solidarity key to protecting public education in British Columbia | Apr 11 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | Why parents, students and teachers will rally to protect public education in the face of funding cuts and Bill 11.
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Tell your story: Women of Colour in Grad Schools in North America | Apr 9 2015 | We Are Deliberate is building an anthology of university experiences
Photo: Flickr/Sean McEntee
The crisis in higher education runs deeper than you think | Apr 8 2015 | Sarah Waurechen | Quebec's CEGEPs offer continuing education classes at night. Great idea? Not when teachers for those classes get half the salary of daytime professors. This is eroding higher education.

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'Tuition fees are socially unjust' NorthReport said... Of course they are, but our so-called progressive politicial parties are just floundering in a sea...
Visions of centralization, social programs and the fiscal imbalance Sean in Ottawa said... The Conservative position avoids the contradictions present in the Canadian federation by reducing...
Moving to Winnipeg Webgear said... Stay in Edmonton. in
Aboriginal education bill epaulo13 said... ..i begin here to show the atleo position. Bill C-33, the First Nations Control of First Nations...
Early Childhood Education Issues In Manitoba Aristotleded24 said... Cue the Barenaked Ladies: If I had 5.5 Million Dollars... Quote:The Manitoba budget will include $5...
Chicago: Northwestern University football players seek to unionize Catchfire said... This is definitely a cool story. NCAA had a predictable response:  This union-backed attempt...
Why the timing is good for parties from the left in Canada socialdemocraticmiddle said... Exactly. The Conservative economic record is NOT good, and we need an alternative. Moreover, if the...
The latest drama in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Catchfire said... My own thoughts are conflicted, but I find myself siding with the pro-CFS folk in this particular...
Labour market, University and politics-- interesting, incomplete argument from Andrew Jackson JKR said... Paul Krugman just wrote about this topic: Paul Krugman: How do we maintain a middle class? Quote:...

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