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isabella pinto on Fri, 27 Nov 2009 00:44:14 +0100 (CET)

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*Support for Belgrade University students' protests*
Public statement by Freedom Fight and the Coordinating Committee of Workers
Protests - Letter of support for the protests by Belgrade University

*Third day of fee protests at California universities*
Demonstrators entered their third day of a building takeover at UC Santa
Cruz on Saturday in protest of a tuition increase, an undertaking that a
school spokesman called futile.[...]

*University sit-ins spread throughout Switzerland*
Hundreds of students have occupied the biggest lecture hall at Bern
University, preventing more than 1,000 other students from attending
The protests have taken place as part of Global Week of Action ? motto
"Education is not for sale" ? which has seen students targeting the
educational machine in several European cities. In Switzerland lecture halls
have been occupied in Basel, Zurich and Bern.[...]

*California Is Burning*
Yesterday the University of California Regents walked into a room packed
with gasoline and nonchalantly lit their cigars -- handing down tuition
increases that will hike 2010 rates 44 percent over 2008, turning higher ed
into a gated community for the offspring of California's "Real Housewives"
class. Their bet is the usual bet made by the comfortable: Someone else will
get scorched.[...]


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