The Maple Spring: 10 Things You Should Know About the Quebec Student Movement

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by ANDREW GAVIN MARSHALL | Counterpunch | The student strikes in Quebec, which began in February and have lasted for three months, involving roughly 175,000 students in the mostly French-speaking Canadian province, have been subjected to a massive provincial and national media propaganda campaign to demonize and dismiss the students and their struggle. The following is a list of ten points that everyone should know about the student movement in Quebec to help place their struggle in its proper global context. Read more