The University and College Union has called an eight-day strike across Britain’s universities starting on November 25. Inspired by teachers in the United States, British educators are fighting to save the education system — and put a stop to privatization.
Dana Mills is an author, dancer, and activist. Her most recent book is Dance and Politics: Moving Beyond Boundaries (Manchester University Press, 2016). She is currently working on a biography of Rosa Luxemburg and a study of the relationship between dance and activism.
Founder of the oldest professional dance school in the United States, Martha Graham refused to perform at the Nazi Olympics and created a lasting stage for political dissent. Modern dance has deep links to radical politics — and the protests of those who stepped out of the chorus line.