Monthly Archives: April 2012

The significance of Providence Teachers for a Democratic Union

On May 9, Providence teachers will have an opportunity to vote for the leadership of their union.  And, unlike most all of the elections in recent memory, there will actually be a real choice presented to the members.  For the … Continue reading

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Providence Teachers for a Democratic Union

The most significant development since the mass firing of Providence teachers last spring is the announcement of a new reform slate that is posing a challenge to the current PTU leadership of Steve Smith & Co.  In my next post, … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Pension Cuts Set Chilling Precedents

Below is my latest writing, on the destruction of public employee pensions in Rhode Island, for Labor Notes.  If you don’t follow LN, you should.  It’s been an invaluable resource for labor activists for decades, and I am honored to … Continue reading

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