“We Got Your Back”: Student Protest in Solidarity with Teachers Strike
Students organized a march and sit in in solidarity with Minneapolis educators.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 16, 2022
“I’ve Never Felt So Powerful”: On the Picket Line of the Minneapolis Educator Strike
Minneapolis teachers enter week 2 of their strike. The atmosphere is electric and teachers are fighting to win. It's a strike for not only teachers, but for the whole community. And in the home of the George Floyd uprising, it is a struggle for Black lives.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 15, 2022
International Solidarity with Minneapolis Teachers Strike
Teachers and other workers from our sister sites in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico show their solidarity with the Minneapolis teachers and other education workers who are on strike.
Left VoiceMarch 15, 2022
No Money for Educators, but Minnesota Funds the Police
On Tuesday, March 8, Minneapolis education workers went on strike for living wages, smaller class sizes, and hiring teachers of color. While they have been told consistently that there isn’t enough money to pay educational support workers higher wages, the police budget continues to balloon.
Daniel AlfonsoMarch 13, 2022
The Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike Is a Struggle for Black Lives
The Minneapolis teachers’ strike is the largest strike in the U.S. right now — and it’s an anti-racist class struggle.
Adnan AhmedMarch 11, 2022
It’s Time for AFT’s Leaders to Support the Minneapolis Strike
The outcome of the Minneapolis strike of education workers will ripple across the labor movement. Now is the time for the AFT’s leaders to throw the full weight of the union behind the strikers.
Jason KoslowskiMarch 10, 2022
Massive Turnout on Day One of Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike
Over a thousand people including teachers, students and community members showed up to show solidarity on the first day of Minneapolis teachers’ strike. All workers must join them in this fight for racial justice, women’s rights and against defunding public education.
Adnan AhmedMarch 9, 2022
Minneapolis Teachers Strike for Smaller Class Sizes, More Counselors and Higher Wages
Minneapolis teachers went out on strike this morning. They are demanding increased wages, smaller class sizes, mental health support for students, and support and retention of BIPOC teachers.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 8, 2022
Teachers Set to Strike on International Women’s Day in the Birthplace of the George Floyd Uprising
Twin Cities teachers are planning to strike on International Women’s Day in the birthplace of the George Floyd uprising. This historic strike highlights the role of the labor movement in Black struggle and feminist struggle.
Adnan AhmedMarch 7, 2022