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The New Right’s Educational Program
Analysis Brazil

The New Right’s Educational Program

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By: Raúl Zibechi / Source: rebelion.org / The Dawn News / October 2, 2016. One of the core goals of the new right regarding education is disqualifying teachers, blaming them for every problem in education: from student failure to low quality of the contents. A new right was born and […]

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African Overview: South Africa, Somalia and Gabon
Africa Analysis

African Overview: South Africa, Somalia and Gabon

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Source: Notas.org.ar / The Dawn News / September 26, 2016 Protests in South Africa due to Raise in University Fees Last week, the South African government announced that the 24 public universities in the country are going to be able to increase their fees by up to 8% in 2017. […]

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Police Attacks Protesters Demanding Free Education
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Police Attacks Protesters Demanding Free Education

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Source: Democracy Now / The Dawn News / September 22, 2016. In South Africa, the police launched tear gas and stunning granades on the students from the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, who were there protesting against the 8% increase of the school enrolment for 2017. Students demand that education should […]

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Turkey Purges Classrooms and bets on Islamizing Education
Analysis Turkey

Turkey Purges Classrooms and bets on Islamizing Education

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By: Beatriz Yubero/ Source: Resumen Medio Oriente / The Dawn News / September 19, 2016. This year, going back to school will be bittersweet for some Turkish citizens. Just one week before the beginning of the school year, the purge lead by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expelled more than 28,000 […]

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Analysis Mexico

Mexican Teachers: A Lesson in Dignity

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By: Luis Hernández Navarro / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / September 20, 2016 Last Monday, September 19, teachers from Chiapas left the protest camp installed in Tuxtla Gutierrez returned to their schools, thereby ending the 124-day strike they had relentlessly carried out. They didn’t return to the […]

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Supporters of Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff protest against acting president Michel Temer at the Esplanada dos Ministerios in Brasília, on June 10, 2016. R / AFP PHOTO / ANDRESSA ANHOLETE
Brazil Editorial

Out With Temer — Better Late Than Never

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By: João Pedro Stedile / Source: Caros Amigos / The Dawn News / August 31, 2016 The Parliamentary/judicial/media coup was consummated after what seemed like a long episode of a soap opera whose ending was already known, because most of the actors had already being paid to play their role. […]

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Child labour in Mexico
Analysis Mexico

Child labour in Mexico

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Source: Al Jazeera / The Dawn News / August, 20, 2016. We travel to Mexico to find out why so many Mexican children drop out of school to join the country’s workforce. “Education for everyone” has been a popular slogan since the Mexican revolution over 100 years ago. But according […]

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