How did the Quebec student movement win?

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For over 4 months, students and their allies, took over the streets of Montreal every day, to protest  a tuition hike imposed by the liberal party in Quebec.

On September 21st, the newly elected Premier of Quebec scrapped the tuition hike and repealed a controversial law, that effectively banned public demonstrations.

While this is being touted as a victory by many in the student movement, one element that made this success possible is already being overshadowed. How the the movement’s militant street politics transformed the student strike from a single issue campaign to an uncompromising social insurrection.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 8:52 am and is poested under the fuckin show category.

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