Zac Corrigan: Socialists Support the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

Zac Corrigan: Socialists Support the West Virginia Teachers' Strike

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WSWS reporter Zac Corrigan addresses rally of West Virginia students

WSWS on Mar 2, 2018

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West Virginia Teachers Strike Redefines Teacher Unionism

TheRealNews on Feb 27, 2018

Every public school in the state is closed for a fourth day as thousands of teachers demand better pay, pensions, and healthcare. TRNN speaks to Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association, and union activist Lois Weiner.



Defying Union Leadership, West Virginia Teachers Return to the Picket Lines

TheRealNews on Mar 2, 2018

Striking teacher Jay O’Neal says the rank and file rejected a deal struck between union leaders and governor Jim Justice because it lacked concrete action on skyrocketing healthcare costs.


see also:

Support grows for West Virginia teachers as unions, Democrats scramble to end strike By Jerry White

West Virginia teachers and school service workers’ illegal strike sets an example to us all By Phil Duncan

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Chris Hedges: Educational Apartheid

The Problem is Civil Obedience by Howard Zinn

Lessons of the Harvard Dining Hall Strike Victory by Ed Childs