Protesting Students, Striking Faculty

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*+-Joseph Palermo: The CSU faculty union, after nearly two years of bargaining in good faith to reach a labor agreement with the university’s management, has voted overwhelmingly to authorize the California Faculty Association (CFA) to call for rolling strikes.

LA Progressive: May 17 to May 23, 2009

*+-A Modest Plan for Paying College Costs. –Robert Reich Budget Baloney. –-Adam Eran Local Police Report Makes the Case for Federal Enforcement of Immigration Laws. –-Michele Waslin “Of Course (The CIA) Misled Congress. We Were Trained How.” –-Charley James The Arlen Spectacle. –-Robert Illes Los Angeles NAACP Life Achievement Award. –Anthony Asadullah Samad Obama Expands […]

Decrying California’s Double-Digit Student Fee Hikes

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*+-The California Board of Trustees’ action last week shows an increasing dependency on annual, double-digit student fee hikes to cover for declining state support. It is a dependency that must be broken to maintain access and affordability for students. Student Fees Hiked More Than 100 Percent Student fees have climbed more than 100 percent in […]