Category Archives: New York University

A victory for NYU grad employees

Originally was a report published as a Socialist Worker article on March 16, 2015: TIRELESS ORGANIZING–and an overwhelming vote to authorize a strike–paid off for Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC-UAW Local 2110) members when they won a tentative agreement at New York … Continue reading

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International Socialist Organization (NYU Branch) debates Libertarians, Republicans, and Democrats on Campus

Surprisingly positive write up in NYU Local on the International Socialist Organization – NYU Branch participating in a public debate with other mainstream politics clubs. The four party debate with the college libertarians, republicans, and democrats last month (November 2014) was … Continue reading

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Feudalizing Education: Neoliberal York University Appoints Former Bank Board Director who Profited Illegally From Private Student Loan Schemes

Neoliberal York University’s new chair of the board of trustees, William R. “Chuckles” Berkley (relieving Marty “Baron von Oligarch” Lipton) profited millions off of student loans as the lead of “Board of Directors of First Marblehead Corporation, a Boston-based private … Continue reading

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WSN Op Ed Live: Israel and Palestine Conflict – NYU SJP’s Kumars Salehi debates AIPAC student affiliate, TorchPAC

As pressure begins to rise amongst college campuses surrounding Palestine solidarity work by students, NYU has begun to take the opportunity to take part in a larger and more public conversation about the realities of the occupation and of the … Continue reading

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Peace does not come from empty dialogue: WSN response to campus hasbara campaign

Washington Square News response to this article condemning NYU SJP’s recent event. Our response can as well be found online here. Avital Kaplan and Josh Lavine’s recent WSN op-ed condemned an Israeli Apartheid Week event held by NYU Students for Justice in Palestine. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

A couple of upcoming events in the area: Party, Organization, and Revolution: A Branch Meeting of NYU ISO Wednesday, April 2, 7th floor lobby, Kimmel Center of University Life 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY. 100012 Capitalism is a system whose … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing on Campus: The War on Campus SJP’s

Across the country their has been a steady challenge towards various methods of Palestinian Solidarity groups for years. Whether it be past fire-bombings of university offices, systematic spying of Palestinian activists by the Anti-Defamation League, or the recent spying of Muslim … Continue reading

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