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Graduate Student Labor -January-February 2010 Volume 96, Number 1

Graduate Student Labor -January-February 2010  Volume 96, Number 1

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Don’t Mourn, Organize
By Cary Nelson
Collective bargaining in the middle of a recession is critical.

“A Welcome Debate” over Labor Reform
Interview by Cat Warren
A Q&A with the new chair of the NLRB, Wilma B. Liebman.

Singing All the Way to the Union
By Joe Grim Feinberg
Old protest songs updated for a new era.

The Antiunion Devil in the Details
By Rana Jaleel
So, FAR4? Not so good.

Graduate Education Is the Dubai of Higher Learning
By Morgan Adamson
Responding to “End the University as We Know It.”

Occupy and Escalate
By Marc Bousquet
Taking the higher ed critique beyond the streets.

Reeling In the Years
By Daniel Czitrom
Reconciling an academic career with trade unionism.

To the Power of Many
By Jamie Owen Daniel
It’s not just about graduate student organizing.

Housework Is an Academic Issue
By Londa Schiebinger and Shannon K. Gilmartin

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UniCommon the revolt of living knowledge - Invent the future, reverse the present

UniCommon the revolt of living knowledge - Invent the future, reverse the present

Intro / page 1 - The extraordinary months of struggle we experienced have changed us profoundly, and at the same time have changed the students and the precarious workers who have been animating with passion and continuity the conflicts of the past two academic years. They have opened spaces previously unthinkable, reversed temporality, reshuffled e...

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Screw Us and We Multiply

Screw Us and We Multiply

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We follow rules, we obey laws, we adhere to social codes. At other moments we disobey the law, we break and bend the rules, we act outside of norms. In order to know when to obey and when to dissent and how to do these things together, we need to talk about our fears and about the things that scare us, the things that ...

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Springtime: The New Student Rebellions

Springtime: The New Student Rebellions

The autumn and winter of 2010 saw an unprecedented wave of student protests across the UK, in response to the coalition government's savage cuts in state funding for higher education, cuts which formed the basis for an ideological attack on the nature of education itself. Involving universities and schools, occupations, sit-ins and demonstrations, ...

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The Paper Zero Issue

The Paper Zero Issue

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We have witnessed amazing events on television – mostly via Al Jazeera – in which puppets of power are being pushed away and a new world born. They say these are youth revolts and call them spontaneous eruptions of demands for civil liberties and democracy. Yet across North Africa, everywhere from the street...

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