Reader Comments: Worker Strike Wave, John Deere; Dismantle Missile Systems; Democratic Primary Winner India Walton Sabotaged by Dems; Socialists and 50s Civil Rights Movement; CUNY’s Alleged Wrong Doings; Black and Puerto Rican History In Action;
“The unprecedented and unjustified seizure of Professor Wilson’s entire collection of books, letters, computers, research and lectures, openly violated state law, CUNY’s own policies and the US Constitution”
Reader Comments: Dems Should Quickly Move on Bold Package; Fascism Not to be Debated, But Defeated; Mike Pence as Franz von Papen; Nuclear Treaty Ban - letter from Vietnam; Trouble in Kansas - Your Help Needed; Angela Davis; resources, announcements
Austerity policy-making over the past 50 years has been racialized, withering services in public agencies ranging from K-12 schooling to hospitals to higher education. Matters of race must be made more visible, placed at the center of policy-making.
Reader Comments: George Floyd's final words; Protests for George; against police brutality, against massive militarized police, against systemic racism and white supremacy; against Trump; nature of police unions; mail-in voting; labor solidarity;
Jeanne Theoharis, Alan Aja and Joseph Entin
During the Great Depression, local, state, and federal policymakers refused to cut and invested. Doesn't the present moment call for similar visionary action for public institutions like CUNY and the people they educate for generations to come?
Sending students, professors, and workers back to campus, amid a pandemic, because colleges and universities need the cash, is a statement of bankruptcy more profound than any balance sheet could ever tally.
Our colleagues who support the contract must understand that this is not enough, just as our colleagues who are against the contract must understand that the fight doesn’t stop here; both groups must recognize that we need each other to move forward.