Tag: Teachers

“Shock Doctrine” in Higher Ed: Class Struggle in the Pandemic

With the pandemic and economic downturn, faculty are facing the threat of a “shock therapy” in higher education bringing sweeping changes to their working conditions. To meet this crisis, they need to organize for worker and student control of colleges and universities.

Why Should Teachers Endorse Joe Biden?

They shouldn’t. The National Education Association (NEA) has endorsed Joe Biden. The leadership of the teachers’ union says Biden has “a deep connection to the work of educators.” A young teacher and NEA member has ten questions about that.

Union Density Is Down, but Class Struggle Is on the Rise

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report this week showing that union density is down in the United States for 2019. In light of the rise in combative labor struggles across industries over the last several years, what does this trend mean for the labor movement?

10 Reasons to Vote No on the PSC-CUNY Contract

A faculty member at CUNY Lehman College explains why the most recent contract proposed by PSC-CUNY leadership does not satisfy even the most basic demands of CUNY’s rank and file.

National Strike After Death of Two Teachers in Argentina

Ten weeks ago, teachers in Chubut, in southern Argentina, began a strike because the government is refusing to pay them their salaries. On Tuesday, two workers who were returning from a protest were killed in a car accident. As a result of massive outrage, there is a national teachers strike today.

Massachusetts Teachers Union Calls for a Strike to Win Green New Deal

The Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), representing 110,000 education workers, has called for a strike to curtail climate change through a Green New Deal. This militant initiative shows the way forward: Working people can stop capitalism’s destruction of the planet.

“Shock Doctrine” in Higher Ed: Class Struggle in the Pandemic

With the pandemic and economic downturn, faculty are facing the threat of a “shock therapy” in higher education bringing sweeping changes to their working conditions. To meet this crisis, they need to organize for worker and student control of colleges and universities.

Why Should Teachers Endorse Joe Biden?

They shouldn’t. The National Education Association (NEA) has endorsed Joe Biden. The leadership of the teachers’ union says Biden has “a deep connection to the work of educators.” A young teacher and NEA member has ten questions about that.

Union Density Is Down, but Class Struggle Is on the Rise

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report this week showing that union density is down in the United States for 2019. In light of the rise in combative labor struggles across industries over the last several years, what does this trend mean for the labor movement?

10 Reasons to Vote No on the PSC-CUNY Contract

A faculty member at CUNY Lehman College explains why the most recent contract proposed by PSC-CUNY leadership does not satisfy even the most basic demands of CUNY’s rank and file.

National Strike After Death of Two Teachers in Argentina

Ten weeks ago, teachers in Chubut, in southern Argentina, began a strike because the government is refusing to pay them their salaries. On Tuesday, two workers who were returning from a protest were killed in a car accident. As a result of massive outrage, there is a national teachers strike today.

Massachusetts Teachers Union Calls for a Strike to Win Green New Deal

The Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), representing 110,000 education workers, has called for a strike to curtail climate change through a Green New Deal. This militant initiative shows the way forward: Working people can stop capitalism’s destruction of the planet.