Author Archives: Travis

Visit LJI blog for news updates on cuts

To continue to find out about what is happening with budget cuts to Louisiana colleges, please see the Louisiana Justice Institute’s news blog. Until School’s Out 4 Eva, occupyLA Advertisements

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UK and Italy Occupy, Strike, and Protest Against Cuts!

On Wednesday 24 November, tens of thousands of students walked out of their Schools, Colleges and Universities in protest against the cuts and austerity measures in the U.K., while others occupied their campuses! Here is a list of some of … Continue reading

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Clean-In Protests The Mess Left By State Leaders

(via WDSU) – Students at the University of New Orleans did their part on Thursday to help clean up what they believe is a broken funding system for higher education. Before Hurricane Katrina, there were 87 members of the custodial … Continue reading

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Statewide Protest at the Capitol: Will Politicians Listen?

Only time will tell whether politicians will listen to the anger of this state’s students and stop budget cuts, or whether they will listen to wealthy campaign contributors who want us to pay for the budget crisis created by the … Continue reading

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State Police Intimidate Students as Mid-Year Cuts Passed

Bobby Jindal’s State Police pounded on people’s doors in New Orleans in the past few days to “ask questions” about plans for the rally at the State Capitol on Nov. 10th because they supposedly “heard” there were plans for disruptive … Continue reading

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25,000 students march in Ireland

Upwards of 25,000 students from across Ireland descended onto the streets of Dublin on Wednesday for a protest called by the USI (Union of Students in Ireland). Up to 2,000 students broke away from the march, many calling It ‘futile’, … Continue reading

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Will there be anyone there when they come for you?

They came first for the janitors, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a janitor. Then they came for the UNO Five, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t arrested. Then they came for the instructors, and I … Continue reading

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