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Chile resists - students and labor join forces

Anational strike called by the Workers' United Center of Chile (CUT), massed 400, 000 people in the capital city of Santiago and 200,000 elsewhere.

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The student leader who put Chile’s government against the ropes

Camila Vallejo Dowling, 23, a geography student at the University of Chile and president of the Student Federation of the same university (FECH), has become the most popular and inspiring leader of the current and massive student movement there.

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Chileans demand free education

The Chilean education system has been caught in the eye of a storm driven by hundreds of thousands of students and teachers who are demanding democratic education reforms.

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Best things in life are free: studying medicine in Cuba

Who would have ever believed that one of the best medical programs in the world is free, in a third world country and primarily filled with people of color?

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Honduran teachers’ protests trigger repression, fight-back

A strike by teachers in Honduras, which has led to a confrontation with the right-wing government, could have riipple effects.

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Puerto Rico: police violence against striking students

Pepper spray and clubs were the methods used by police in Puerto Rico against protesting students.

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Student strike in Puerto Rico met with repression

College students in Puerto Rico are on strike against the neoliberal education policies implenmented by the country's conservative and right-wing governor.

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UK students to launch new wave of protests

Students will mark Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's birthday Friday by marching on his party's headquarters, with more actions to come.

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British education cuts: a member of Parliament speaks out

The yawning gap between the richest and the rest has to be addressed and wealth must be redistributed.

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Students aim to oust lawmakers

Following last week's mass demonstration, Britain's National Union of Students has launched a campaign to oust members of Parliament who broke their pledge to oppose tuition hikes.

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