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University of Toronto Community Rallies Against the Corporate Takeover of UofT - joined by Noam Chomsky


American intellectual Noam Chomsky addresses a rally at the University of Toronto Thursday where 100+ students and a handful of professors were protesting a donation from Barrick Gold founder and chair, Peter Munk. Photo:http://bit.ly/uoftprotest

University of Toronto Community Rallies Against the Corporate Takeover of UofT

The Anti-Corporatization Working Group of the UT General Assembly is calling a rally today outside of the University of Toronto’s Governing Council to protest the Munk “donation” and the privatization of education. Professor Noam Chomsky, speaking at a public lecture in the afternoon, has expressed support for the cause and is expected to make an appearance at the rally ... read more

University of Toronto’s Governing Council raises tuition fees, bars access for students, workers and faculty

Students, workers, and faculty at the University of Toronto gathered yesterday to rally against the privatization of funding and decision-making at the university. The rally began outside of Simcoe Hall, where University’s Governing Council was meeting. Renowned intellectual and visiting speaker Noam Chomsky addressed the crowd about the need for free and accessible education ... read more

In the Media:

April 7, 2011, Toronto Star - U of T students protest Munk donation
April 8, 2011, NOW magazine -  Chomsky versus Munk
April 11, 2011,
Macleans.ca -  U of T students protest Munk school


 

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