As Los Angeles teachers agreed to end their strike on Tuesday, Denver teachers voted to strike for the first time in 25 years. The strike could begin as soon as Monday. Meanwhile, teachers in Oakland are planning to vote on a strike next week. We speak with Arlene Inouye, chair of the bargaining team for United Teachers Los Angeles, and Sarah Jaffe, reporting fellow at the Type Media Center.
It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.
It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.
“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”
“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”
Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.