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"We Didn't Know It Was Impossible, So We Did It": The Quebec Student Strike Celebrates Its 100th Day

[Student strikers in Quebec. Image via Occupy Theory.]

Origins of an unlimited general strike (“grève générale illimitée”) Students in Quebec are marking their hundredth day of an unlimited general strike on Tuesday, 22 May, the culmination of the most stunning mass protest movement of recent months and North America’s largest student movement in years. In fact, the mobilizations in Quebec might just be Canada's Arab Spring. Students have been organizing against tuition hikes for nearly one and a half years, when the Quebec ...

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Malav Kanuga

 

Malav Kanuga is a doctoral student in Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, and editor of the publishing imprint Common Notions.