As income inequality has reached levels unparalleled in United States history, the house of representatives has passed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts to the wealthy. In order to pay for this handout to the ruling class, massive cuts are being planned targeting the working-class. Some of the most draconian and vile administrative actions and budget proposals are targeting college students. As education is under continued assault from both the Republicans and the Democrats, working-class students find it impossible to make ends meet.
How has this come to be? What is the way forward for college students?
In preparation for the meeting we encourage you to read the following short article from the World Socialist Web Site: “The government attack on US college students”