1 Article by: Ben McGowan

Ben McGowan is an organizer of the University of Manchester rent strike and a first year undergrad student studying politics and sociology.

Students at Columbia and the University of Manchester Are Rejecting Austerity in Higher Ed

Across the world, universities have seen rising tuition costs, bloated administrations, and worsening conditions for students in recent decades. By organizing a rent strike at the University of Manchester and a tuition strike at Columbia, undergraduates at the two schools are drawing a line in the sand against higher-ed austerity.