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Getting to the HEART of the Quebec Student Movement, and mobilization in general. Keynote address by Rushdia Mehreen At the North Carolina State-wide student convergence, February 2013. http://studentpowernc.org/conference/ posted on http://rushdia.virtualstack.com/.

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Getting to the HEART

of the Quebec Student Movement, and

mobilization in general

Keynote address by

Rushdia Mehreen

At the North Carolina State-wide student convergence, February 2013.

http://studentpowernc.org/conference/

posted on http://rushdia.virtualstack.com/

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Government announces

75%

increase of university tuition fees

$1625 over 5 years

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7 months of strike

Up to 300K students on strike

Hundreds of protests: Monthly, weekly, daily

TWO years of escalation

Unprecedented civil society mobilization

Over 3,000 arrests

and

One election later…

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Mass demos

  • Other strike actions
  • Economic Disruption
  • CLASSE Congress
  • General Assemblies
  • Mobilization
  • Mobilization Committees (mob squad)
  • Building Relationships

Background image credit: awatercolouraday.tumblr.com

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Keeping the momentum through

creative and visibility actions

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Build large

state-wide coalitions

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Empower students

through direct democracy

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Image design by H. Bonin;

inspired by Cegep St-Laurent student association (l’Association étudiante du cégep de Saint-Laurent (AECSL))

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Image design by H. Bonin;

inspired by Cegep St-Laurent student association (l’Association étudiante du cégep de Saint-Laurent (AECSL))

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Do the ground work

Get the word out!

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Setup mobilization

groups and committees

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Build support

and solidarity

One person at a time

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Mass demos

  • Smaller actions
  • Economic Disruption
  • Coalitions
  • General Assemblies
  • Mobilization
  • Mobilization Committees (mob squad)
  • Building Relationships

Background image credit: awatercolouraday.tumblr.com

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Recapping references

This presentation is posted on http://rushdia.virtualstack.com/category/qcstudentmovement/

In the order of appearance in the presentation (all accessed on 2nd April 2013):

  • http://freeeducationmontreal.org/movement-grows/
  • http://www.crimethinc.com/blog/2012/08/14/the-2012-strike-in-quebec-full-report/
  • http://mailleapart.blogspot.ca/
  • http://rushdia.virtualstack.com/category/concordia-mobilization/
  • http://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/from-the-classroom-to-the-boardroom
  • http://freeeducationmontreal.org/on-general-assembly
  • http://geograds.wordpress.com/
  • http://gsaconcordia.ca/information-2/rights-and-history/ (on the student movement, very well presented, unlike the URL ;)
  • http://geographyonstrike.wordpress.com/
  • http://geoggingclub.wordpress.com/
  • http://www.stopthehike.ca/ (See Materials link on top)
  • http://www.bloquonslahausse.com/ (See Materiel d'Information link on top)    
  • http://freeeducationmontreal.org/library/  (a bunch of research material, in particular, see the now famour brochure - Eight misleading arguments for the hike.
  • http://www.gratuitescolaire.info/mobilisation
  • http://www.afesh.uqam.ca/
  • http://freeeducationmontreal.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Creating-Departmental-or-Faculty-Associations_v1.0.1.pdf)
  • http://rushdia.virtualstack.com/mobilization-at-concordia-a-retrospect/
  • http://www.tuitiontruth.ca/
  • http://psastrike.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/department-of-philosophy-is-on-strike/
  • http://mcgillgradmobilization.wordpress.com/
  • http://socialpolicy.org/index.php/spring-2013/602-the-2012-student-strike-many-lessons-were-learned-and-taught

Videos:

  • Labour solidarity demo: http://www.cutvmontreal.ca/videos/1060
  • WHALE / flash mob: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vwnyri6XYCY
  • Various Concordia related videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/freedmconcordia
  • Angry Week at Concordia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_54TX6etqE
  • Results of the on the go “training” of tabling/one-on-one mob, in Brazil, June 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuIgVxr3Ibw