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Austerity U: Preparing Students for Precarious Lives
Sears, Alan; Cairns, James
Policy-makers are introducing big changes to university systems under the banner of an austerity agenda. Globally common themes in this agenda include rapid increases in tuition fees, new models of u...
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Volume 2, Number 1 - May 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Clarke, Tony; Dopp, Sarah
Collective Action - and Victory! France: CPE Goes Down: Against The Current vol. 122
Millions of young people in France have lived through the experience of collective action and of an important victory, young people who just a few weeks earlier had paid no attention to political orga...
Criminalizing Truancy: Should Kids be Jailed for Skipping School?
American jurisdictions are increasingly turning to the criminal justice system to deal with truancy. Students and parents are being fined, and in some cases jailed, for missing school.
The Great Strike at UNAM: Against The Current vol. 88
The Great Strike of the Mexican National Autonomous University (UNAM), which for more than nine months was occupied by students organized in the Strike General Committee (CGH), started on April 20, 19...
How Ultraleftism Divided UNAM Strike: Against The Current vol. 88
MEXICO CITY -- Commandeered buses flying red and black flags and Che Guevara portraits sped through the city on October 2, ferrying students to a demonstration commemorating the 1968 student massacre ...
I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
Lockdown High: When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse
Schools in the U.S. are increasingly imposed unprecedented restrictions on students' rights, dignity, and educational freedom. In what is being called the school-to-prison pipleline, the police and pr...
Long Way From Home: The story of the Sixties generation in Canada
An account of the upheavals and transformations experienced by those who came of age in the 1960s, a time when international currents of change intersected with specifically Canadian events and circum...
The Mexican Student Movement Is Younger & Faster than "Occupy"
It has been decades since I have seen any march of this size include a pledge by participants with that much discipline and awareness that the march is about influencing public opinion (in other words...
New Left Caucus (Toronto Student Movement): A Draft Manifesto
Kellerman, Bob; Limpus, Laurel; Resnick, Philip; Wernick, Andrew
Puts forward an alternative to Leninst factions which emerged in the Toronto Student Movement in 1968-1969. The authors state that "We consider ourselves, therefore, Marxists but not Leninists, thoug...
The New Left in Canada
A book of essays on the 1960s New Left in Canada, by members of the New Left.
The New Student Left: An Anthology
Cohen, Mitchell; Hale, Dennis
A collection of essays by active participants in the 1960s student movement on American college campuses.
No Heroes in Montreal -- Why Endless Protest Does Not a Movement Make
No matter what you've taken to the streets to oppose - no matter how just your cause - your message gets lost when you don’t engage the community, you don't exercise discipline, or you just start acti...
OPIRG Poster Archive
A website with posters produced by OPIRG-York and OPIRG Toronto from the 1980s to the present.
Our Generation: Volume 5 Number 3
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The rise and development of the Students for a Democratic Society, the organization that became the major expression of the American left in the 1960s -- its passage from student protest to institutio...
The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage
One of the best books on the Sixties in the U.S., bringing to life the political and cultural currents, including especially the music, which raged during that decade, and setting them in historical c...
'68: The Year of the Barricades
Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening aro...
Cockburn, Alexander, Blackburn, Robin (ed.)
An anthology of essays.
Student Power and the Canadian Campus
Reid, Tim; Reid, Julyan
A collection of articles about student activism in Canada in the lates 1960s.
Student Protest: The Student Radical in Search of issues....or, please don't shoot the Piano Player
McGuigan, Gerald F.
Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History
Pekar, Harvey; Buhle, Paul
The History of SDS as You've Never Seen It Before. Captures the idealism and activism that drove a generation of young Americans to try to transform the world.
Toronto Collective Statement: Autonomy and Power Relations Within the Working Class
A statement written in June 1976 by some members of the former Struggle Against Work Collective.