March from NEA Convention supports Montreal student strikers

On the 3rd of July, teachers and supporters gathered outside the NEA’s (teacher’s union) convention, then marched to the Canadian Embassy to support the months long student strike against tuition hikes there.

Video on Liveleak

The Montreal student strike has mushroomed into a poopular uprising in all of Quebec that among other things disrupted the Grand Prix dispite extreme police repression. While it is not unusual for a march in DC to support such an uprising, it IS unusual for such a march to orginate in or around something like the convention of the NEA.

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