June 27, 2022
Dyane Brito Reis and José Raimundo Santos

Brazil’s so-called Quota Law has expanded access to higher education for low-income and Black students. The future of the policy now hangs in the balance.

June 27, 2022
Dyane Brito Reis e José Raimundo Santos

Na última década, a Lei 12.711 obteve importantes avanços, mas permanecem grandes desafios para garantir sua continuidade.

November 6, 2020

Appeals to childhood innocence helped enshrine undocumented kids’ access to education. But this fraught politics of childhood has also inadvertently reinforced criminalization.

September 22, 2020
Amy Booth

After the interim government declared an early end to the school year, patchy internet and poverty threaten to reduce the number of low-income youth that pursue higher education.

August 29, 2019
Beatriz Llenín Figueroa

En las plantillas de Excel de los tecnócratas, la condición de los docentes "sin plaza" se trata de un mero headcount de empleados adjuntos que hay que reducir. En los cuerpos de la facultad adjunta, vivimos las precarias condiciones, empeoradas por las que hoy enfrenta el país en pleno.

November 16, 2018
Forrest Hylton, Aaron Tauss, and Juan Felipe Duque Agudelo

As Colombia under right-wing president Iván Duque promises to further roll back desperately-needed public university funding, a student movement is taking action against the deepening of neoliberal restructuring of public higher education in Colombia.

September 13, 2018
Hilary Goodfriend

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre, another student uprising at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) takes shape.

September 28, 2017
Bronwyn Scott-McCharen

Brutal cuts in government funding for scientific and academic research are a devastating, though lesser known, part of the neoliberal agenda in Latin America.

November 17, 2016
Rafael R. Ioris

Facing extreme budget cuts by the illegitimate government of President Michel Temer, student activists are occupying schools in the name of public education.

July 9, 2015
Consuelo Cortés Abad

It remains to be seen how President Michelle Bachelet will weather the current discontent with her presidency, and whether she can effectively deal with the corruption that threatens her ability to govern.


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