Call to Action

by VanessaVaile

#mayday2014 #M4E = #mobilize4equity

Reclaim Education - Global Week of Action

Reclaim Education – A Global Week of Action

May 1st – 8th, 2014

We are calling for a Global Week of Action to reclaim education. The International Student Movement (ISM) is a platform consisting of many individuals and groups from different parts of the world. A group of students associated with the ISM came together during a series of chat meetings and decided to call for a coordinated action worldwide. We will UNITE in solidarity, because no matter where we live, we face the same struggle against profit-driven interests and their hold on education. Budget cuts, outsourcing, school closures, climbing costs of living and tuition fees among other phenomena, are all linked to an increasing commercialization and privatization of education. Uniting globally is our answer to these obstacles – fighting for emancipatory education for all.

Students across the globe are drowning in debt. These debts, constructed by the individualistic notion…

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