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University Occupations, Autonomous Zones, and Direct Democracy: The Student Movement of Macedonia 2014-2015

By Kids from the Platte / March 2015

From October 2014 until 2015 a massive and militant student movement took to the streets of Skopje, occupied several universities and declared them autonomous zones and eventually forced the government not only to revoke their hated educational reform but also to draft a completely new Higher Education Act – with the involvement of the students. 4,621 more words


Unibesetzungen, Autonome Zonen und Direkte Demokratie: Die Studierendenbewegung in Makedonien 2014/2015

Von Kids from the Platte / März 2015

Von Oktober 2014 bis Februar 2015 hat eine massive und kämpferische Studierendenbewegung die Straßen Skopjes erobert, mehrere Unis besetzt und zu Autonomen Zonen erklärt und letztlich die Regierung nicht nur zur Rücknahme ihrer verhassten Bildungsreform gezwungen, sondern zur Ausarbeitung eines ganz neuen Hochschulgesetzes – unter Beteiligung der Studierenden. 4,553 more words


lessons of the middlesex occupation

A Middlesex student looks at the recent student occupation in protest at the closure of the philosophy department

The timing of the Middlesex occupation  – during the general election, and so just before major cuts across the  country – means that it is particularly important to draw lessons from it. 1,405 more words

The Commune

Video from the Wheeler Occupation/Direct Action gets the goods at UC Davis

Outstanding doc from inside Wheeler Hall by Brandon Jourdan and David Martinez:

And an update on last night’s UC Davis action:
Video of an early negotiation with a typical faux-sympathetic administrative snake at Mrak Hall, UC Davis: 193 more words


Manchester university Occupation in Support of Palestine

As in many other universities around the UK,  Students in Manchester University have occupied a university building, putting forth a list of demands to the university. 531 more words