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Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Quebec Students Resist State Repression

Paul Jay talks to Jérémie Bédard-Wien, Student Organizer, CLASSE Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network, coming to you today from Baltimore. In Quebec, the student struggle continues. Negotiations with the Quebec government have broken down, and the majority of the striking students say they are going to continue […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

Quebec Students Rejecting Tuition Deal

170,000 students remain on strike as assemblies vote to reject government offer Story Transcript  IN QUEBEC, OVER 167,000 STUDENTS ARE STILL ON STRIKE AGAINST THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTâ€S PLAN TO RAISE TUITION FEES BY 75% .  QUEBEC STUDENTS HAVE BEEN STRIKING FOR THREE MONTHS. AMIDST A BACKGROUND OF ONGOING PROTESTS, STUDENT DIRECT ACTIONS CREATING ECONOMIC DISRUPTIONS […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Quebec Election Gives Students a Victory on Tuition Hikes, Fight for Free Education Continues

Jérémie Bédard-Wien: Quebec student activists work to create a global movement for the right to a free education Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. In Quebec, a provincial election has been held. A new government has been elected. The Parti Quebecois is now […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

Quebec Students Demand Education as a Right, Continue Strike

J Bedard: Students almost unanimously reject government deal, willing to lose year if necessary Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. Thousands of students across Quebec continue their strike. More than 170,000 students are on strike. A deal that was tentatively agreed to by […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: InternationalPolitics and Movements: US

Why Aren’t the 50% Living in Poverty Protesting in the Streets?

Paul Buchheit PT2: Poor Americans are angry but so far don’t think there is much they can do about their situation except find some individual solution Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’ve been talking to Paul Buchheit, who now joins us again […]