Dublin: Protest against education cuts


Reverse the Education Cuts
Protest at Constituency Clinic of Cyprian Brady TD, St. Luke’s, 161 Lr. Drumconrda Rd.
12 noon
Saturday 23rd May

Stanley Aronowitz on Popular Education in a Time of Struggle' - Audio


This is a recording of Stanley Aronowitz speaking on 'Popular Education in a Time of Struggle' to a Workers Solidarity Movement meeting in the Seomra Spraoi Social centre, Dublin the end of March 2009. Stanley Aronowitz is professor of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is also a veteran political activist and cultural critic and an advocate for organized labor.

Dublin: Stanley Aronowitz to speak on Popular Education


Stanley Aronowitz to speak on "Popular Education in a time of struggle" on March the 29th at 3 pm in
Seomra Spraoi (10 Belvedere Court)

Campaigning to Defeat College Fees


Free Education for Everyone held its first National Conference on Saturday, January 31st. Over forty student activists traveled from UCD, TCD, Maynooth, Galway, Limerick and Cork.

Dublin: Grassworks Education Workers Meeting


The 1st meeting of Grassroots Education Workers takes place in the Teachers Club, 35 Parnell square at 2pm

Free Education for Everyone (FEE) Fundraiser


UCD FEE are organising a fundraiser gig this Saturday in Slattery's on Capel St.

Come one and all!

Free Education for Everyone (FEE) calls for student block on ICTU march.


Free Education for Everyone (FEE), a student group fighting the reintroduction of fees and cutbacks in third level education, is calling on all secondary and third level students to join the ICTU National Demonstration this saturday to show solidarity with all workers facing pension levys, job losses and pay cuts.

Dublin meeting of grassroots education workers - F28


At all levels, the education system is under attack from the present government.

The savage cuts already announced at primary and second level appear to be just the first steps in what will be a sustained attack on the public sector in general and education in particular – both from the point of view of the provision of the service and the wages and working conditions of those employed in it.

Resisting the 2009 education cuts - fighting to win


The Education Cuts announced in the Budget have unleashed a wave of protest across the country. 12,000 parents and teachers protested outside the Dail on Wednesday 29th October. Regional protests have since been held in Galway (attended by over 8,000), Tullamore (4,000), Cork (30,000) and Donegal (8,000). The national demonstration in Dublin on 6th December brought a massive 60,000 people onto the streets. All in all, over 120,000 people have joined the protests to say loudly and clearly that our children should not have to pay for the financial crisis. In addition there have been local demonstrations and pickets outside the clinics of Fianna Fail and Green Party TDs across the country.

Student activism in 2002/3 - the CFE


The CFE was the Campaign for Free Education. It existed the summer of 2002 and the summer of 2003 and was predominantly based in UCD. Mary (MOF) spoke to two activists from the CFE campaign to find out what student activists today can learn from their experiences.

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