We are beginning to see a change in the class struggle in the Baltic States, with a national, three-day strike by education workers in April. This is a sign of things to come.
On February 1, half-a-million workers across Britain were out on strike. It was the biggest day of coordinated strike action in over a decade.
We are often told that America is the greatest country on earth. The devastating effect of austerity on Scranton’s school district contradicts this lie.
Four years after the “Red for Ed” movement, teachers in Arizona and around the country are again under attack. How can labor mobilize to fight back and win?
On January 30 and 31, tens of thousands of teachers went on strike across Iran in over 300 cities, led by the Teachers’ Coordinating Committee.
Despite record-breaking highs of COVID-19 new cases this summer, Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos have pushed hard for schools to reopen in person this fall.
Recent struggles show that with unity and solidarity, strikes can be won if we are willing to discard antilabor laws and put no trust in the politicians of the enemy class.
My own experience as a charter school teacher in Arizona helped lead me to the ideas of revolutionary socialism, and I’m not the only one.
The fightback against the capitalist crisis in education has now spread from West Virginia and Arizona to California.
Three consecutive teachers’ strikes took place 50 years ago; there are many lessons we can draw from the experience to ensure the victory of the working class in the struggles ahead.
From West Virginia to Oklahoma and Arizona, teachers are on the move!
Editorial for Socialist Revolution Issue 6: Capitalism beware! The West Virginia teachers and high school students nationwide are leading the charge as the mass movement roars back to life.