Category Archives: Union Reform

The Union’s Election Day Dilemma

I had meant to write something about the election before now. But with these candidates, what is there to write? They are all corporate tools. A vote for any of them, even the “less worse”, is nothing more than a … Continue reading

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The Future of Our Schools: Some Reflections

I was very excited to receive Lois Weiner’s new book, The Future of Our Schools: Teachers Unions and Social Justice, in the mail.  Here’s my review of it for Socialist Worker.  Read my review, then read the book.  Then, get … Continue reading

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Education Talks at Socialism 2012

At the end of each school year, I start the summer off by attending the annual Socialism Conference, held in Chicago, usually the last weekend of June or first weekend of July.  If you are a progressive educator, I HIGHLY … Continue reading

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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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