Please sign this petition, so that one day, maybe I can finish this degree! :(
I graduated U/Mass through this program in 2003. No way should it be eliminated!
Private schools, such as Cornell, Harvard, etc., manage to keep their labor programs going. In NY Cornell has "partnered" with The Murphy Institute, City University of New York (CUNY) but its more like a non-hostile takeover for Cornell and a survival strategy for CUNY. Labor unions need to step up and in.
This is outrageous.
Solidarity from your colleagues at the Murphy Institute Labor Studies program.
History of Labor of the past. And the future is just as important as any Other History. Bottom line is It HISTORY
Yet another expression of the multi-faceted attempt by those who fund our institutions of higher learning to obliterate the struggles, problems and achievements of organized and the workng class in general....another move closer to plutocracy!
People have fought hard to have Labor Studies departments at universities - and UMass Boston's Labor Studies helps to meet that school's mandate to be a university accessible to, and USEFUL to all sorts of students - especially students from working class families! (unless UMass Boston has been 100% co-opted to only serve the interests of the 1%)...
The Haves are working non-stop to keep the Have-Nots from bettering their lives.
Education is the key to everything in life. Without education there is little to no chance of achieving more. Without education workers are easy targets for the lies, omissions and half-truths perpetuated by the Corporations and their paid lackeys.
If America is to regain it's role as a leader in advancing science, technology and manufacturing the workforce must be capable of understanding the issues.
try buying American made....if you can find it...pur politicains and big business have sent all them jobs out of this country...
We need to have a school that teaches us about labor and the working class
Education is power. The working class needs this program!