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Striking for COLA

By Colleen Flaherty February 11, 2020 Graduate student workers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, escalated their ongoing grade strike to a general strike Monday, saying they can’t afford to live where they’ve been recruited to work and study. Hundreds of students gathered on campus throughout the day for rallies, talks and solidarity. Faculty members and undergraduates visited to offer support. Graduate students don’t know how long they’ll keep agitating, but they’re prepared for a fight. “We organized for a local rent control measure that failed, and we’ve worked very hard to support the university, but now it’s ...