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Written by International Marxist Tendency Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:21
Join members of the International Marxist Tendency and the Marxist Student Association for this year's North East Regional School on November 1. Speakers from Belgium and Canada will discuss the Arab Revolution and the Student and Youth movements throughout the Americas.
Written by Bradley Roderick Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:13
Like a glass of water to a traveler stuck in the desert, Barack Obama’s recent student debt relief plan is seen by many college graduates as a saving grace after so much heartache caused by crippling student loans. However, although a few drops of water is refreshing and alleviates the most dire, short-term effects of dehydration, it doesn’t solve the fundamental issue of being stuck in the desert. Like the glass of water, the recent plan can only take the edge off the pain of large student debt bills for those who cannot pay them, but it does not change the fact that student debt stands at over $1.2 trillion and is set to increase ever higher.
Written by Jorge Martin Monday, 20 October 2014 10:50
It is now a month since the beginning of the movement of students at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico. This is a huge movement involving tens of thousands of students in dozens of schools, mass assemblies with thousands of participants, which has forced the national government to make important concessions in order to prevent a general explosion of the youth movement.
Written by Ubaldo Oropeza, Adrián Alvarado y Ricardo Che Friday, 17 October 2014 10:29
El día de hoy Ubaldo Oropeza, Adrián Alvarado y Ricardo Che, miembros de La Izquierda Socialista y ex militantes del CLEP, hemos enviado una carta a Rubén Cortés Fernández, director del periódico La Razón, donde nos ha colocado en el papel de manipuladores y dirigentes de la lucha del IPN. Hacemos pública esta carta para clarificar nuestro actuar en contra de las difamaciones de este diario.
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- IMT Statement—Kobane Threatened with Massacre: Fight Imperialism! Defend the Kurds!
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- On the Program of the Black Panther Party: Which Way Forward for Black Workers and Youth?—Part Two
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