solidarity across unions

Thursday, April 21, 2005

The Chronicle of Higher Ed: Egyptian Professors Stage Rare Protests Against Government Interference in Academic Life "At Cairo University, the nation's largest, more than 100 faculty members gathered silently in front of the main administrative building on Tuesday, some carrying signs with pro-democracy slogans. They called for an end to interference by Egypt's state-security services in many aspects of academic life, including the content of lectures and hiring decisions by individual departments."
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The Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions is a loose-knit coalition of labor unions in the USA and Canada that represents graduate students employed as teachers, researchers, and administrative staff.