Thousands of striking teachers marched for better working conditions in Morocco in recent months. The demonstrations have since subsided, but there is potential for more unrest. In an interview, Aboubakr Jamai discusses the grievances that drove the teachers’ protests and the extent of their political impact.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Brazil last week to protest President Jair Bolsonaro’s drastic cuts to education. In an interview, Justin Axel-Berg discusses the impact that the cuts would have on Brazil’s universities and why they are “galvanizing” Bolsonaro’s opponents.
Since December, students have brought Albania’s public universities to a standstill with protests against higher education reforms. In an interview, Esmeralda Shehaj and Armando Memushi discuss the students’ grievances and the implications for Prime Minister Edi Rama’s government.