Polytechnic University of the Philippines on strike against budget cuts
Students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Sta. Mesa, Manila staged a strike in protest to the Aquino administration's proposed budget cuts on PUP and other state universities nationwide. Reduction in government spending on social services such as tertiary education is a neoliberal policy and loan condition imposed by the IMF/World Bank on the Philippines and on many other nations worldwide. (November 19, 2010)
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