Brainwashing a million people

By Cathy Nugent, Goldsmiths On Monday 25 November the BBC’s Panorama programme presented leaked Chinese government documents providing further evidence of how China has systematically forcibly detained and attempted “brainwashing” of Uyghur, Kaz Kazakh, and other Turkic Muslim minorities in East Turkestan/Xinjiang region of China. “Training” in the camps consists of compulsory remedial Mandarin studies, … Continue reading Brainwashing a million people

Chile Despertó: students and workers continue to protest!

By Hector Rios, PhD Student at UCL On 4 October, President Sebastián Piñera announced a 30 pence increase in the cost of transport tickets in Santiago, the capital of Chile. The rise created a situation of generalised opposition and national revolt. Days after the announcement, school students coordinated massive fee evasion in central tube stations, … Continue reading Chile Despertó: students and workers continue to protest!

Australian Student Climate Walk out: Interview.

Riki Lane & Maureen Murphy spoke to Lilly Murphy, a year 9 student who was involved in the student strike for climate action where thousands of students across Australia walked out of class to demand action by the federal government on climate change. Edited by Natalia Cassidy for the Student Left Network Q) Tell us … Continue reading Australian Student Climate Walk out: Interview.