Labor is on fire in the Twin Cities. Educators in Minneapolis are wrapping up their second week on strike, and cafeteria workers are poised to join them
Instead of fighting within the frame the bosses give us, we should fight for the life we can create beyond that frame
This school began the year 42 educators short. That number has only increased as more teachers leave, exhausted and overwhelmed, or call in sick due to Covid and stressful, unsustainable conditions
It was a long time coming, but when 400 members of the Scranton Federation of Teachers marched out of the school board meeting singing “Solidarity Forever,” they were strike-ready
It was a long time coming, but when 400 members of the Scranton Federation of Teachers marched out of the school board meeting Tuesday night singing “Solidarity Forever,” they were strike-ready.
The safety of the community as a whole requires vaccines and vaccine mandates. But conversations about mandates have stumbled over questions about the power of employers and the rights of workers
“We need to stop training members to look up, and instead learn to look over their shoulder, toward each other.”
“Unions should be at the front lines in defense of American democracy and should be prepared to take decisive action if our democratic traditions are threatened.”
We shake ourselves free from a sense of being beaten by waves of inevitable misery, and we see how we can change the structures that create those waves
When New York City educators were supposed to be in their third day of “professional development” held inside school buildings, teachers and other staffers at a Queens middle school, IS 230, took their work outside.