Much to the despair of US imperialism, acccording to Associated Press, President Rafael Correa who has spent heavily on the poor, confidently celebrated his second re-election Sunday even before the first official results were announced (http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hgAZhnAGQkQMLxWzzVjkOJ6q0r5g?docId=9610a2d4ce3948eb925a796c7a179818). An exit poll, published just minutes ago gave Correa, who first took office in 2007, 61 percent against 20 percent for […]
WorkWeek Radio 7/9/2012 http://archives.kpfa.org/data/20120709- Lake View Elementary Privatization And The Fight To Protect Public Education Jack Gerson, former Castlemont High School Teacher and OEA elected representative to the CTA in Studio Bob Mandel, retired Oakland School District Adult School Teacher and formerly on Oakland Education Association Executive Board in studio Mike Elk-Labor Reporter for In […]
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.
We call on all students, workers, teachers, parents, and their organizations and communities across the country to massively mobilize for a Strike and Day of Action in Defense of Public Education on March 4, 2010. Education cuts are attacks against all of us, particularly in working-class communities and communities of color.