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“They want us to fail…the schools, the teachers, the students. So they can push students into charter schools. So they can make money. We’ve had it. Enough is enough!”- Los Angeles teacher on strike. January...

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Following a march and rally of 40,000 on Saturday, December 15, the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) announced a strike date of January 10! If UTLA does strike it will be a major event...

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On August 30, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) voted to authorize strike action by an astounding 98%. UTLA had been strung along by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for well over a year....

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Since the 1980s unions have been almost constantly on the defensive, facing a relentless neoliberal offensive by the bosses. Despite some spectacular rearguard struggles, the trend has been toward defeated strikes and a retreat by...

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It is increasingly clear that educators’ unions have a new fighting spirit since the uprising of teachers in West Virginia last spring. The school year began with a wave of strike authorizations from LA to...

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On Wednesday, June 27, the Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in the case of Janus v. AFSCME. This ruling is a bold escalation in the ongoing campaign by the right to clear the...

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The wave of teachers’ rebellions continued on May 16 in North Carolina, where tens of thousands of teachers, support staff, students, and allies marched on the State Capitol in Raleigh. The demonstration, organized by the...

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Building on our coverage from West Virginia and Oklahoma, two Socialist Alternative (SA) members from Los Angeles drove to Phoenix to learn about and participate in the Arizona teachers’ six-day strike that yielded $400 million...

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Las huelgas combativas y las manifestaciones de masas de decenas de miles de profesores, estudiantes y de la población en general que apoyan la lucha, se han extendido, desde finales de febrero como una bola...

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After the historic West Virginia teachers strike that lasted nine days won a 5% raise for all public employees and a freeze to cuts in their health care, the teacher uprising has spread to Oklahoma,...

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