ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Discontent in Academia-Straws from Winnipeg

The faculty at the University of Manitoba waged a long and successful strike over issues of academic freedom and tenure last year. While the strike had its own local causes, the pressures that provided the broader context for it are growing throughout the world the trend toward privatisation and government under-funding of education, neo- conservative policies, and attacks on public institutions.

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