Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: teachers

Striking West Virginia teachers revive a proud labor heritage

After nine days on strike, the teachers won!

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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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

Routing the two-tier system: Part III – Education

One of the best education systems in the world belongs to Finland.  Its constitution makes free education a right. Section 16...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...