Letter of support to the students of Austria

We write to you to express our full solidarity with your struggle against the commercialization and commodification of higher education in Austria. Above all, we see in it the mirror image and continuation of our own struggle – both in its goals and methods. It is one more reminder of the fundamental lesson that there are no longer merely local struggles.

The order subordinating both human needs and rights gained in previous periods of social struggle to the indiscriminative calculus of the profit incentive operates beyond national borders and administrative territorializations. The force and violence of its unfolding – relentless as it is – obliges us to confront it at the level of universality it itself has chosen. We have to oppose the universality of the ideal of social egality to the false universality of capital’s demands, together with the unrepenting defense of fundemental social rights. This obliges us to no longer confine ourselves to the parochial and shortsighted view of the world. This is a luxury we can no longer afford! Therefore, your struggle is truly our own. May we succeed in it together!

In solidarity,

The Plenum of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb (Croatia)

2 Responses to “Letter of support to the students of Austria”

  1. sowimax says:

    Dear fellows of Zagreb University
    We are very glad to hear that our view on the current problems of society are largely the same.
    Therfore we will try to support you at our very best and be with you in tought and action in the “week of global action”.
    Be ensured of our solidarity.

    All the best, hang in, for a better future for all of us!

    The student squatters of Innsbruck

  2. Muhammad Luqman Zahid Mohhar says:

    Hello i am Muhammad luqman zahid mohhar i lived in salzburg round about five years. i was completed my B.Com it means that bacholar of commerce from Pakistan in 2004_2005 and now i am interested in MBA executive but i have not tomuch financial reources because i take here political stay so please can you help me because my wish now i completed my MBA sir thank you very much my telefone number is 00436767956685 send me mail and if it is possible yo call me thanks

    Yours faithfully,
    Muhammad Luqman Zahid Mohhar.

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