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“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 Cozzarelli

March 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 Voice

March 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 Alfonso

March 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 Ahmed

March 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 Koslowski

March 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 Ahmed

March 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 Cozzarelli

March 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 Ahmed

March 7, 2022

Murderous Cop Kim Potter Gets Slap on the Wrist

Kim Potter, the Brooklyn Center police officer that murdered Daunte Wright, was sentenced Friday to a mere two years.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

February 21, 2022