The Free University of New York: If you won’t teach us, we’ll do it ourselves

An outgrowth of the Occupy Movement, the “Free U” may represent the new initiatives of Occupy 2.0 and belie the changing game of education economics. As student debt soars, adjuncts get bullied, and the value of a diploma plummets, a group of students that have formed the Free University of New York are standing up … Continue reading

Interview with Anthropologist David Graeber: U.S. Student Debt Campaign

While Montreal’s student strike intensifies further around Quebec’s September 4 election, U.S. students are initiating a multitude of campaigns around debt, immigration, and other issues. Students will be learning from Montreal activists and discussing strategies for debt campaigns at the Student Power Convergence in Columbus, OH on August 10—14 2012. At a Sunday StrikeDebt assembly … Continue reading