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Baltimore County Teachers to Protest Budget Cuts

UPDATE: Hundreds of Teachers Protest at Baltimore County

February 5, 2019

Over 300 teachers rallied to defend pay raises and to fully fund public schools

LA Teacher’s Strike Ends: Teachers & Students Win, Privatization on the Run

When Teachers Win the People Win & Put Privatization on the Run

January 24, 2019

LA Teacher’s strike shows that unions can win more support for students and can open a battle against the unchecked creation of charter schools. Arlene Inouye, the Chair of the UTLA Bargaining Team discusses the result

L.A. Teachers Strike Set to Enter Second Day

L.A. Teachers Strike Set to Enter Second Day

January 15, 2019

30,000 teachers are on strike for better pay, smaller class size, and for a limit on the expansion for for-profit charter schools

Will Public Banking Free LA From Wall Street?

Will Public Banking Free LA From Wall Street?

November 2, 2018

In a special report, Mike Prysner speaks to organizers and experts calling for Los Angeles residents to vote ‘yes’ on ballot measure B, which would establish a public bank that could set nationwide precedent for municipalities to divest from Wall Street

LA Voters to Consider Creating Nation's First Municipal Public Bank

LA Voters to Consider Creating Nation’s First Municipal Public Bank

October 16, 2018

A Los Angeles ballot measure could put the city one step closer to creating a public bank, which Phoenix Goodman of Public Bank LA says could help the city “transform banking from a source of evil” to a force that fights climate change and inequality

Los Angeles Teachers Prepare to Strike: An Organizing Drive Long in the Making

September 5, 2018

LA teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike, should contract negotiations fail. Each side accusing the other of illegal tactics. However, teachers say this is not mainly about wages, but about improving children’s education. Jane McAlevey explains

Black Lives

March 8, 2016
Hours before she faces trial, we speak with #BLMLA7 activist Rosa Clemente

California Methane Leak One of the Worst Climate Disasters in US History (2/2)

January 10, 2016

Hilary Lewis of Earthworks says Governor Jerry Brown’s state of emergency comes late given the damage incurred, and his leadership on environmental issues suggests he should’ve understood what’s at stake

Hydraulic Fracking

March 5, 2014
Kate Sinding and Adam Scow discuss the current legal loopholes for industry that exempt fracking operations from regulation, and the issue of job creation through developing alternative energy sources

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common