Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: teachers

Victory in West Virginia – teachers’ strike succeeds

West Virginia's fight isn't over though.

High school students

So what was it about the Parkland killings that tipped the scale? This is among the questions we teachers have been asking one another at school recently.

Ohio teachers win back regular raises

Preparation, communication, and unity were the keys to their success.

Teachers and Black Lives Matter Activists Partner Up

“How do we amplify each other’s message and work together to target the oligarchs that fill the politicians’ war chest?”

The War on Mexico’s Teachers

The demonization of teachers and the idea that making a profit is more important than ensuring that all citizens have the right to a public education offers just one more example of how morally bankrupt the philosophy of neo-liberalism has become.

We Won’t Improve Education By Making Teachers Hate Their Jobs

Students test scores and VAM-based teacher evaluations give false reassurance and end up making teachers miserable.

Solidarity Pours in for Birmingham Teachers Striking to Defend Victimised Union...

One teacher joined the NUT the day before the strike so they could join the action. Another filled out their NUT membership form on the picket line.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

Atlanta prosecutors say they won’t prosecute women under Georgia’s newest abortion law

“As a matter of law (as opposed to politics) this office will not be prosecuting any women under the new law as long as I’m district attorney.”

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