Unlimited general strike (“grève générale illimitée”)

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Québec: “we didn’t know it was impossible, so we did it!”

By Malav Kanuga On May 28, 2012

Post image for Québec: “we didn’t know it was impossible, so we did it!”Over the past 3,5 months, a student strike against tuition hikes in Québec has evolved into one of the biggest anti-capitalist movements in North America.

Originally published by Occupy Theory

Origins of an unlimited general strike (“grève générale illimitée”)

Students in Quebec marked 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.

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