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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 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 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 […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Over 165,000 Students On Strike in Quebec Over Planned Tuition Hikes

Students lead tens of thousands in protests against tuition hikes and neoliberal reforms of Quebec government Story Transcript VOICEOVER: More than 165,000 students in Quebec, Canada have been on strike for more than 9 weeks in response to a Provincial government plan that would raise university tuition rates, some of the lowest in the country, […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Solution to Student Debt is to Get the Banks Out of the Education Business

Michael Hudson: Crippling student debt, which is also a drag on the whole ecnonomy, developed as governments pushed the burden of higher education costs onto students and pushed them into the arms of the banks Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. A recent […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

New Quebec Government Cancels Tuition Hike

Richard Fidler: CLASSE student organization sets its sights on free university tuition Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. The recent Quebec provincial election saw a new government come to power: Parti Quebecois won with a minority government. And one of the things that was announced […]