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Public sector strike and soldiers’ mutiny expose reality behind “economic growth” Militant Côte d’Ivoire (CWI group in Côte d’Ivoire) Côte d’Ivoire is currently going through a period of heavy social turmoil. The year had started...

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On Tuesday, October 11, Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers, parents and students woke to the news that an indefinite strike, set to begin at six that morning, had been called off.  After 22 months of...

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Working people in Mexico need fighting unions, an independent left party, and socialism. Tens of thousands of teachers in Mexico have been on strike since May 16, led by the National Education Workers Coordinating Committee...

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Teachers Wage Bold Fight The 5,000 members of the Seattle Education Association (SEA) organized their first strike in three decades to start the new school year. While school districts across the country are facing federal...

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In a time when public education and teachers’ unions are under attack nationwide from “right to work (for less)” legislation and attacks brought to the U.S. Supreme Court, educators and paraprofessionals in the Seattle Public...

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Teacher unions are common villains in the tales of far-right talk show pundits, especially when striking. Painted as taking a day off work from the crucial task of educating our children, just to get a...

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My eight-year-old daughter Nora is part of a mass movement. She is one of thousands of children in New York state who opted out of this year’s high-stakes tests. Journalists and opt-out groups are scrambling...

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Socialist Alternative members, together with labor leaders, teachers and parents protested Washington State’s criminal underfunding of education. In the 2012 McCleary ruling, the State Supreme Court found that Washington had violated the State Constitution by...

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Several weeks ago, a California judge delivered a ruling that, if upheld, would represent a devastating blow to teacher unions in that state and set a very dangerous precedent nationwide. The ruling in Vergara v....

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After the massive mobilizations that took place all over Brazil in June , the struggles did not cease. ...

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