March 17, 2017 | The teachers are at the forefront of a growing struggle against austerity measures, layoffs and inflation.
March 06, 2017 | Teachers vote a work stoppage on March 8, International Women's Day.
December 16, 2016 | Betsy DeVos is, without a doubt, the least qualified, most anti-public school person to ever be nominated as Secretary of Education. Never having worked in, attended or studied public schools, (...)
October 31, 2016 | What do Marx and Marxism have to say about education? How can teachers use Marxism to help frame the way we think about our role in the classroom and in society, and how can we fight against (...)
October 04, 2016 | In capitalist society, family is not just based on love and kinship, but rather on an economic necessity, as demonstrated by the Republican platform. Particularly, the discussion on school choice (...)
August 10, 2016 | Left Voice speaks with Carol Cacau, currently running for Rio de Janeiro City Council as a representative of the socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Movement (MRT). She describes the current (...)
UNITED STATES - POLICE BRUTALITY
July 14, 2016 | Teachers have the responsibility to fight against racism and police presence in schools.
July 04, 2016 | The Mexico City teachers’ union (SNTE) will begin an indefinite strike tomorrow, July 5. The CNTE teachers’ struggle in Oaxaca is catching fire throughout the country—in the throes of battle against (...)
June 22, 2016 | Thousands of scholars, Human Rights activists and organizations from Mexico and around the world have signed this statement in favor of the Teachers of Oaxaca.
June 20, 2016 | We are transmitting Radio Universidad of Oaxaca and live images through our sister organization La Izquierda Diario Mx.
May 29, 2016 | There has been an ongoing teachers’ strike to fight against the recent education reform imposed by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The movement recently faced harsh repression and attempts by (...)
April 04, 2016 | Students in Rio de Janiero are taking to the streets to fight for quality education and in support of the teachers strikes. The dire conditions of public schools and the lack of investment in (...)
February 05, 2016 | Sixty-two people hold as much wealth as the bottom 3.6 billion (half the world’s population). This victory for capitalism means loss for the predominantly Black residents of Flint and Detroit and (...)
CRISIS IN DETROIT
January 19, 2016 | For several days last week, many of Detroit’s public schools were closed because teachers organized a “sickout” to protest unsafe working and learning conditions in school buildings.
September 15, 2015 | Seattle teachers go on strike seeking better pay, racial equity teams, less standardized testing, longer recess and more resources for students. These teachers serve as examples for educators (...)
July 22, 2015 | Statement from the Movimiento de Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS, Socialist Workers Movement) in Mexico.
July 03, 2015 | The Movimiento de Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS, Socialist Workers Movement) launched the campaign "May every congressman and representative earn the same as a teacher!" which is being actively (...)