The experience over the last four months in the schools, both K-12 and college campuses, has produced incontrovertible evidence that in-person learning leads to an increase in community spread of COVID-19.
The International Youth and Students for Social Equality is the student and youth movement of the Socialist Equality Parties.
We insist that all the great problems confronting humanity in the 21st century—war, poverty and social inequality, the drive toward fascism and dictatorship by governments internationally—are the outcome of capitalism, and can only be addressed through the taking of political power by the working class and its establishment of a socialism, founded on genuine equality.
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“With our pupils’ strike, we have achieved more protection against infection with a few hours of preparation than all of the measures taken by Bremen’s politicians in recent months.”
Thousands of students have joined rent strikes at Sussex, Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Nottingham, and universities across London.
Students are being treated as little more than cash cows for a marketised higher education system and scapegoats for a programme of “herd immunity”.
New study finds young adults vulnerable to developing debilitating long-term complications from COVID-19
The symptoms reported most frequently by the young adults were impaired concentration, headaches, rhinitis, exercise intolerance, dyspnea, sleep impairment, brain fog, appetite loss, fatigue, and chest pain.
COVID-19 death of Ontario youth worker—a tragic outcome of the ruling elite’s criminal school reopening policy
Ingrid Salt was employed as a child and youth worker at a school in a low-income north-west Toronto neighbourhood.
Even though Isai Morocho’s school was not meeting in person, his father, mother and brother all work in-person jobs, allowing for endless possible encounters with the virus.
One of the impacts of the pandemic is a rising mental health crisis, particularly among youth, for which no faction of the ruling class proposes any solution.
The unbridled spread of COVID-19 is not the fault of a relatively small number of students, but is a direct consequence of the criminal policies of the American ruling class.
US secretary of state incites xenophobic hysteria against Chinese students, denounces “anti-American” universities
The remarks represent a coming together of the war drive against China and the assault on the exchange of ideas on college campuses.
The university administration, acting in conjunction with the Democratic Party, has created the conditions for the spread of the virus while providing students with no resources to cope with the stress of school and work amidst a public health emergency.
Confronting financial difficulty amid the ongoing pandemic, students at Columbia University in New York City are demanding lower cost of tuition and increased financial aid.
Stop online censorship: Restore the Twitter account of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (US)!
In an act of online political censorship, Twitter has suspended the account of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality in the US.
Throughout the course of the strike, many students admirably asserted that their fight was not only about the health and safety of themselves, but of the community as a whole.
Born on Nov. 28, 1820, Engels was the co-founder of scientific socialism with his friend Karl Marx, who was two-and-a-half years his senior. Two hundred years later, their life’s work is of burning contemporary relevance.
An appraisal, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination, of the work of the great theoretician and strategist of World Socialist Revolution during the final year of his life.
Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Tom Henehan, a member of the Political Committee of the Workers League—the predecessor of the Socialist Equality Party in the US. We are republishing here a tribute delivered by David North at a meeting in 1997.
On August 26, Dr. Joseph Scalice delivered this lecture at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore on the support given by the Communist Party of the Philippines, and the various organizations that follow its political line, for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016.
The 1619 Project, launched by the New York Times, presents racism and racial conflict as the essential feature and driving force of American history.