Quebec establishment united in drive to suppress student strike
By Keith Jones; 9 August 2012 – WSWS
Quebec’s entire political establishment, including the trade union bureaucracy, is united in seeking to suppress the six month-long Quebec student strike.
In recent days, the corporate media has expressed alarm over the fact that there appears to be a sizable section of students who, despite Bill 78 (Law 12), want to continue the strike when the government-“suspended” winter term resumes later this month.
Passed in emergency session last May, Bill 78 effectively criminalizes the student strike. This includes banning all picketing within the vicinity