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Resolution in Solidarity with the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties on Strike [Passed at the Fall Members’ Meeting, 20th October, 2016] WHEREAS, the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF-AFT), which represents faculty and coaches at Pennsylvania’s fourteen state-owned universities, has been on strike since Wednesday, October 19 after working … More Resolution in Solidarity with the Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties on Strike
Graduate Students United at the University of Chicago stands in solidarity with Harvard’s dining hall workers who have been on strike since October 5, and who have faced abuse and intimidation from the University administration. At Harvard, the richest institution of higher education in the world, with a $35 billion endowment and a $62 billion … More Resolution in Solidarity with Harvard’s Striking Dining Hall Workers
Resolution against the Dakota Access Pipeline and in Favor of a Just Transition to a Clean Energy Future [Passed at the Fall Members’ Meeting, 20th October, 2016] WHEREAS, the $3.78 Billion, 1,172-mile Dakota Access Pipeline would carry over half a million barrels of dirty crude oil from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota, through … More Resolution against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Graduate Students United at the University of Chicago stands in solidarity with University of Missouri-Columbia graduate employees who have stated their intention to unionize. The struggle came on the heels of a battle over healthcare access earlier this year. Citing changes in federal law related to the Affordable Care Act, the university abruptly ended its … More Solidarity Statement: We Stand Together With University of Missouri-Columbia Graduate Employees
Stay tuned for solidarity action on October 15 among graduate workers at private universities across the nation. GSU’s media outlets and the We Are Workers website will keep you posted on upcoming events on campus, in Chicago, and beyond.
A guest post from David Mihalyfy, a GSU member and Ph.D. candidate in the Divinity School: Because of references I’ve made in my past two Jacobin articles and will make in an upcoming editorial, as well as its relevance to our campus’s sometimes unwelcoming climate and Provost Isaac’s recently announced budget cuts to “control… administrative … More UChicago Admin and Trustees Off Mission, Unaccountable
Please join us for “Ferguson and Its Afterlives,” a GSU-sponsored roundtable on solidarity, alliance and organization in the wake of #BlackLivesMatter, to be held next Tuesday, February 10th, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the University Church, 5655 South University Avenue. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP at our Facebook event and share widely!
The recent post on a student’s Facebook page the week of November 17 frightened and disgusted graduate students across campus. We were horrified by the acts of overt racism and worried about the risk that such threats posed to students. But we want to clarify to the administration that the problem of racism on campus … More The Institution is the Problem: Graduate Students Respond to Racism on Campus
On Monday 19th May, a group of protestors associated with the Trauma Care Coalition , including two members of Graduate Students United, chained themselves to the construction site of the new University of Chicago Medical Center Emergency Room. The action was meant to highlight that all was not business as usual. Seven protesters were forcefully … More Trauma Care Statement