teachers strike

The Marc Steiner Show: Bill Ayers

April 13, 2018

In the first episode of the Marc Steiner Show on the Real News Network, Marc talks with Bill Ayers, former member of the Weather Underground and author of the new book, “You Can’t Fire the Bad Ones,” about the policies that have re-segregated and privatized our schools and the wildcat teachers’ strikes rising up against…

Economic Update: Beyond the Political Theater

April 9, 2018

Economist Richard Wolff says all the posturing and finger-pointing–from the NRA’s anti-government fear mongering to Trump’s Chinese tariffs–are really just an effort to distract from the real issue: ‘It gets you focused on something other than the economic system that is screwing you’

Wildcat Teacher Strikes Spread to Kentucky and Oklahoma

April 2, 2018

Educators are prepared to do “whatever it takes” to defend public education, says Kentucky public school teacher Blossom Brosi

Defying Union Leadership, West Virginia Teachers Return to the Picket Lines

March 1, 2018

Striking teacher Jay O’Neal says the rank and file rejected a deal struck between union leaders and governor Jim Justice because it lacked concrete action on skyrocketing healthcare costs

Chicago Teachers Strike

September 29, 2016
Public school teacher Sarah Chambers and Jacobin Magazine’s Micah Uetricht say the teachers are fighting against the neoliberal reform agenda

"Mayor 1%" Rahm Emanuel vs. Chicago's 99% Pt. 1

November 19, 2013
TRNN interviews “Mayor 1%” author Kari Lydersen about Rahm Emanuel’s battles with Chicago’s 99% pt1