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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.
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
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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.
school cuts
Is the budget for your child's school being cut? | Apr 8 2015 | Schools are facing cuts in most provinces, time to stand up for quality education
Degrees of separation: Canada's CEOs call for cuts to university enrolment | Apr 3 2015 | David Macdonald, Erika Shaker | Canada's CEOs say university enrolment should be cut by a third. We think that's rich. Let's raise corporate taxes by a third and reduce tuition fees for everyone.
Graphic by École de la Montagne Rouge
Fighting austerity in Quebec is tied to systems of colonialism | Apr 3 2015 | Stefan Christoff | Cracks in the facade of austerity are quickly spreading outward on the streets in Montréal. Thousands are actively joining a growing grassroots protest movement that is bold, broad and powerful.
GroundWire | March 31, 2015: CUPE 3903, Montreal protests | Mar 31 2015 | GroundWire Community Radio News | CUPE 3903 members speak out about why they've been on strike, Quebec students mobilize against austerity measures in Montreal and protest military research at McGill, and more!
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'Historic' agreement reached in York University strike | Mar 30 2015 | Ella Bedard | York University capitulates on major issues, hard-fought battle ends in Union victory.

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