Tuesday March 31, 2020
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BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 2/01/19
The contradictions at the heart of Venezuelan society have burst asunder. A fierce struggle is now underway to determine the foundations of the country's future. The Venezuelan bourgeoisie have wholeheartedly decided that they are willing to endure civil war and foreign invasion so long as it leads to the repression of the upright masses. The working class and other popular sectors, meanwhile, can no longer tolerate the economic suffering inflicted upon them from the business owners, and are ready to do battle against any invaders that seek to return their class enemies to power.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 1/28/19
Denver Public Schools, in a recent letter to Denver teachers, threatened to call immigration authorities on immigrant teachers if they go on strike.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 1/28/19
As the partial government shutdown entered its 35th day on January 25, federal workers gave the country a lesson in the power of labor. Citing “a slight increase in sick leave” at two of the largest air traffic control centers on the eastern seaboard, the Federal Aviation Authority ordered a 90-minute ground stop for flights going into LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 1/25/19
Teachers from Denver Public Schools, represented by the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA), voted 93% in favor of a strike after the breakdown of negotiations with the board of Denver Public Schools (DPS).
BY Marisol Marquez | LA, California | 1/22/19
This morning, January 22, LA Mayor Garcetti, the Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent (and former Wall Street banker) Austin Beutner, along with United Teachers of Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl announced a deal.
BY staff | LA, CA | 1/20/19
More than 30,000 striking teachers, along with supporters, parents and students rallied at City Hall, January 18, to press for a decent contract and oppose attempts to privatize public education.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/18/19
Day five of UTLA teachers strike started with citywide enthusiastic picketing at all LAUSD schools, January 18.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/19
Citywide, UTLA teachers and parents continue the strong momentum and LAUSD politicians are feeling the pressure.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/19
On day 3 of the UTLA teachers strike, seven regional rallies were held citywide, resulted in major street shutdowns. In East LA, East Area UTLA teachers held a loud enthusiastic rally at Soto Street in front of the LAUSD East Area offices.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/16/19
Arriving at 4:30 a.m. to confront scabs, a large crowd of teachers, parents, students and allies showed up for the picket lines at Breed Street Elementary, January 15, day two of the UTLA teachers strike.
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