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Statement of Jadavpur University Alumni Against University Decision to Scrap Entrance Examinations

Following is a statement of Jadavpur University alumni on the current controversy around the scrapping of the entrance examination by the university authorities. 

There is also a Change.org petition that has been put up for those wanting to sign. 3,261 more words

Bad Ideas

Zengakuren reaches milestone (and new viewers) with tongue-in-cheek and self-aware political YouTube video series

Zengakuren is not only an organisation of left-wing student activists; it is also a group of YouTubers.

Perhaps the most unlikely Japanese Internet hit of recent months, Zenshin Channel is named after the main newspaper of the Zengakuren parent organisation, the far-left group known commonly as… 867 more words

Student Movement

Better Then, Or Better Now?

Last night I listened to an outstanding report from a participant of the 1960s-70s American student anti-war movement. The reporter really knew his stuff, and his analysis was superb. 707 more words


On the Poverty of Student Life (1966)

Considered in Its Economic, Political,
Psychological, Sexual, and Especially Intellectual Aspects,
With a Modest Proposal for Doing Away With It by members of the Situationist International… 10,106 more words

The Sunflower Student Movement

This picture shows a protest movement happened in Taiwan in 2014. This historical event is actually not part of my generation’s childhood memory, because we are all more than 20 in 2014. 28 more words


New academic year begins with student activists and Hōsei University staff clashing at campus entrance

In Japan, April is far from the cruellest month and perhaps rather the most optimistic, not least because it heralds the cherry blossom and the start of the new fiscal and academic year. 1,407 more words


Inalienable Rights

Inalienable Rights by definition is the inability of a right to be taken away or given away by the possessor. Just as with the right to exercise religion, it is a freedom intended to always be there, but whether you choose to utilize those rights is solely up to you. 602 more words

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