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The nation’s treatment of front line workers, from meat packers to grocery store workers, has been an atrocity in the age of COVID. We call them “heroes,” something they certainly did not ask for when they took that job and therefore because of their heroic status, they don’t need any job protectors or wage gains […]
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Cleveland Heights Teachers Strike

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On December 11, 2020
Last week, teachers in Cleveland Heights, Ohio walked off the job. They won their demands with a one-day strike. This mainstream media piece tells us very little about the issues, rather spending more time on whether there was ever actually a strike or not. But one of the teachers wrote a piece about it for […]
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The Upcoming Sick Out

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On August 16, 2020
Teachers are likely to solve this ridiculous attempt to have in-person classes very quickly by building on their strikes over the last couple of years and having a sick-out. An Arizona public school district was forced to cancel its plans to reopen on Monday after more than 100 teachers and other staff members called in […]

Good White Parents

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On August 7, 2020

Clearly the problem in the discussion about race and education on this blog is my lack of understanding for white parents. Angry White parents gripping picket signs. People making death threats and a

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Require Ethnic Studies

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On July 20, 2020
The Trump administration has been a giant exercise in why the humanities and social sciences are absolutely necessary for our society to survive. The racism, the misinformation, the misogyny, the lack of empathy, the false histories–all of this has happened at least in some part because of the deemphasis on studying people and their societies […]

#Whites

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On July 18, 2020

Leave it to rich white people to double down on privilege in education! Fed up with remote education, parents who can pay have a new plan for fall: import teachers to their homes. This goes beyond tut

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