The Fight for Democratic Rights at NYU
By John Conrad, 24 November 2020
Zoom’s dramatic escalation of censorship has major implications as schools, academic institutions as well as political organizations have become increasingly dependent on the platform to conduct classes, conferences and meetings.
21 November 2020
By Elliott Murtagh, 12 September 2020
The establishment of the center at NYU, a university with close ties to the state, reflects the ruling class’s increasing concerns over the political effects of social media.
the IYSSE at New York University, 12 March 2020
The state-led campaign against BDS and the lawsuit at NYU are an assault on democratic rights having nothing to do with the fight against anti-Semitism.
By Josh Varlin and Sandy English, 13 March 2019
The Washington Square News was forced to remove an article describing Women’s March Co-Chair Linda Sarsour as an “accused anti-Semite” after student protest.
By Josh Varlin, 8 December 2018
NYU faculty closed a December 3 meeting by overwhelmingly supporting a resolution supporting the creation of an independent faculty committee to defend academic freedom.
By Leslie Murtagh, 11 October 2018
New York University’s DC campus, heavily funded by the Department of Defense and military-affiliated philanthropists, operates as a conference hall and recruitment center for the intelligence agencies and armed forces.
By Katy Kinner, 4 September 2018
Andrew Hamilton’s total pay, including compensation and bonuses, would be roughly $2 million, placing him tenth on the list for highest-compensated university administrators.
By Leslie Murtagh, 3 May 2018
Two NYU students associated with campus anti-Zionist groups were arrested at an Israeli rave in Washington Square Park.
NYU’s role in “cybersecurity” and mass surveillance
By the IYSSE at NYU, 20 March 2018
The largest private research university in the US is heavily involved in the preparations for war against Russia and China, the mass surveillance efforts of the NSA and the internet censorship campaign by the state, Google, and Facebook.
NYU and the preparations of US imperialism for world war
By the IYSSE at NYU, 19 March 2018
New York University, the largest private research university in the US, is heavily involved in the preparations for war against Russia and China, the mass surveillance efforts of the NSA and the internet censorship campaign by the state, Google, and Facebook.
“These sorts of things have been happening for several years, but people have been less secure in publicizing them”
By Josh Varlin, 26 February 2018
For years, the United States has forged an anti-Iranian alliance with reactionary Sunni Persian Gulf oil monarchies, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
International Youth and Students for Social Equality member wins student senate seat at New York University
By our reporters, 23 May 2017
Isaac Oseas, a member of the IYSSE, has won the position of student senator for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at NYU, which includes 4,000 graduate students at the university.
By Sandy English, 18 May 2017
The NYU Board of Trustees includes the super-rich Wall Street financiers, Fink and Paulson.
NYU involved in Department of Defense supercomputer project
Isaac Oseas—IYSSE candidate for NYU GSAS Student Senator, 16 May 2017
New York University accidentally exposed their involvement in a project to develop a code-breaking computer for the Department of Defense.
11 May 2017
By Sandy English, 29 March 2017
The university is led by a series of Trump administration officials, a multitude of Wall Street bankers and a host of other financial speculators.
“A university should be a place for free speech”
By our reporters, 28 March 2017
Following the NYU Student Activities Board’s decision to reject the IYSSE’s appeal for club status on specious grounds, dozens of NYU students spoke out in opposition to political censorship.
By Isaac Finn, 18 March 2017
On Wednesday, the International Youth and Students for Social Equality appealed a recent decision by the New York University Student Activities Board’s denying the group club status.
By a WSWS reporting team, 9 March 2017
New York University’s Student Activities Board has rejected the IYSSE’s application for club status for the second semester, even though students completed all necessary requirements.
By Daniel de Vries, 8 March 2017
NYU rejected the group’s application, even though the IYSSE met or exceeded all requirements for new clubs, including hundreds of students signing petitions in support of the group.
By Isaac Finn, 4 March 2017
An IYSSE representative recently sat down with NYU professor Bertell Ollman to discuss the issues around the club application process at NYU.
By our reporters, 2 March 2017
Several professors have written to the NYU Student Activities Board demanding an end to efforts by the university to prevent the IYSSE from organizing a club on campus.
By Isaac Finn, 16 February 2017
In replying to the IYSSE’s call that it end its silence on political censorship at NYU, the ISO said it supports the democratic right of students to form an IYSSE club while denouncing the IYSSE’s “aggressive sectarianism.”
Open Letter to the International Socialist Organization
the International Youth and Students for Social Equality, 10 February 2017
On February 7, the IYSSE wrote the ISO to demand that it reverse its anti-democratic position supporting NYU’s decision to bar the IYSSE from campus.
By our reporters, 8 February 2017
The strong support provides a powerful rebuttal to NYU’s anti-democratic decision denying the group club status last semester.
By our reporters, 3 February 2017
Chapters of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality led campus rallies to defend immigrant and refugee rights against the policies of the Trump administration.
“This situation is bad for democracy”
By our reporters, 1 February 2017
The IYSSE gathered dozens of student signatures in support of its application for club status and is holding a rally and meeting on Thursday, February 2.
By Isaac Finn, 27 January 2017
The US military/intelligence apparatus exercises immense influence over the school’s political and intellectual life.
New York University: College, Inc.
By Isaac Finn, 17 January 2017
New York University announced last month that it will spend more than $1 billion on the construction of a single building, partially financed through contributions from ultra-wealthy individuals.
By Daniel de Vries, 28 December 2016
The administration at New York University is complicit in Abu Dhabi’s spying on and blacklisting of faculty and staff at the satellite campus.
By IYSSE reporting team, 20 December 2016
The International Youth and Students for Social Equality held a successful meeting to mobilize students against New York University’s policy of blocking the formation of new student clubs on campus.