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Blood on the textbooks: Mexican teachers stand firm against state repression

Mexico has been in an uproar over the use of force against teachers resisting corporate education reform.

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Facing bullets and prison, Mexican teachers stand up to education reforms

"Corporate interests seek to privatize public education and undermine our ability to function as educators."

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Vietnam places a high value on education

Today, primary education is compulsory and tuition "free," and according to statistics, the national literacy rate in Vietnam has reached 97.3 percent for those aged 15-50.

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Letter from China: "Hello teacher"

"What are public schools like in China; are they very strict; what subjects do they teach at different levels; how do they compare with American schools?"

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Cuban health care draws worldwide praise

Cuba's health care reforms are the basis for health care providers to extend medical care, medical education, and disease prevention.

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Mexico student teachers still missing, reverberations continue

In the Mexican Congress and among the public, government statements about the incident are being met with scorn.

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Education counter-revolution in England sounds awfully familiar

The Conservative-led coalition government in the UK has embarked on a "shock therapy" deregulatory binge across the English education sector.

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#Bring our girls home

A wave of revulsion has spread worldwide over the news of the kidnapping of young girls from a school at Chibok, in Borno State in Northwestern Nigeria by the violent Boko Haram sect. 

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Venezuelan opposition attacks Cuban health workers

Cuban doctors contribute to the long term construction of systems of public health throughout the global South, health systems that were abandoned or disregarded during decades of neo-liberalism.

 

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After 55 years, time to end embargo against Cuba

We can do it! Let's get this done this year! ¡Viva la Revolución Cubana! ¡Viva Cuba Socialista!

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