California a place of Dreams?

California Has Always Been A Place of Dreams Dreams built on abundant natural resources, an innovative spirit, and quality public schools and other services. California Teachers, Parents, Students and Supporters have been Marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento We Must Restore: Quality Public Education and public services for every Californian. Government and economy that serves us […]

Report on March and Rally to Defend Public Education and where we go from here in our struggles

Readers- As you know I have spent a great deal of time bringing you the news regarding the efforts of ‘By any Means Necessary’, or BAMN (www.bamn.com) and their efforts to stop privatization city by city, but especially in Detroit.  I have done this for the purpose of letting readers know about the struggles against […]

School cuts and closures prompt student walk-outs

In fact, I would be looking for students to engage in more walk-outs as they find their future managed by elites and their education ravaged by privatizers and the minions that do their bidding. If this happens city by city, state by state, what the privatizers and fixers like Arne Duncan might find is that like Detroit, there are many school districts that are “bad for business.” Now wouldn’t that be nice.

Charter Schools: The White Man’s Panacea for Education

Charter Schools, racism, segregation, predators targeting ‘sub-prime’ kids and ‘Morning Joe’: essential commentary by Solomon Comissiong The following article by Solomon Comissiong makes some very good points regarding a plethora of issues involving charter schools, educational privatization and institutional racism.  It also broaches the need for multi-racial community mobilizations not simply to stop the neo-liberal […]

How on Earth Does One Stir a Liberal to Act?

I just received this from “Move On.”  It is about the corporations taking over our country.  It is about them re-electing the person who almost killed the healthcare bill single-handedly.  As it is, she is NO liberal “With Bill Halter rising in the polls and attracting an outpouring of grassroots support, Senator Blanche Lincoln is […]

Go Detroit Teachers and Students! Unity puts Robert Bobb and the billionaire 'boyz' club under the lens of legal 'discovery'

Detroit Teachers point the way forward: Resistance to privatization and racist anti-working class policies of Robert Bobb, aka “Eli Broad’ All eyes should be on Detroit where the poverty and inequality is glaring under the oppressive weight of ‘compassionate conservatism’ but where  the resistance is dazzling  .  Educational activists and all public and private workers  […]

Massive Immigrant Rights March In Phoenix

U.S.: Anti-Arpaio March Reignites Pro-Immigrant Movement Valeria Fernández PHOENIX, Arizona, Jan 17 (IPS) - Over 20,000 people marched in the streets of Phoenix Saturday in the first mass mobilisation of the year, calling for an end to the criminalisation of undocumented immigrants and the passage of immigration reform legislation. Arizona is considered ground zero for […]

US Labor Against the War supports call for March Strike and Day of Action to Defend Public Education

It is heartening to see that many educational and campus service unions (including USLAW affiliates) have joined in unity, and that support is growing into a nationwide call for coordinated actions.
Cuts to funding for education and other health and human services are evident throughout the country, leading to layoffs, furlough days, and the loss of health, shelter, and lives.