23 September | Adjunct faculty at CUNY have been exploited for decades, but the union leadership has done little to address the problem. A militant, rank and file strategy, grounded in solidarity, is the only (...)
James Dennis Hoff
3 September | After four weeks, the fight waged by university professors for a better salary and working conditions has turned into a serious political crisis for the (...)
29 April | Last week, the people of Houston won a partial victory in the fight to save Black and Brown schools from post-Harvey privatizers. Two Houston socialists discuss the recent fight against the (...)
Kelly AlanaRenato Flores
27 April | Arturo Méndez, a secondary-school teacher from Mexico City, writes a letter of support to the thousands of teachers walking out in Arizona.
12 April | Today, nine days into the statewide walkout of Oklahoma teachers, the OEA (Oklahoma Education Association) called for an end to the walkout. And the teachers in Oklahoma are (...)
9 April | For the past week, Oklahoma teachers staged a walkout in defense of public education. Their primary demand is the full funding for education.
2 April | Oklahoma teachers announced they will continue walkout until their demands are met. Oklahoma state school begin to anounce school closings through Wednesday.
31 March | Left Voice interviews Bryan Dearing, an Oklahoma teacher, about working conditions and the upcoming walkout.
1 December 2017 | Adjunct professors make up over 50% of the national labor force in higher education, yet they struggle to make enough money to survive. Is this strictly an ethical question, or something (...)
17 October 2017 | Progressive teachers seek to practice a liberatory pedagogy in their classroom, helping their students to become conscious of oppression and inequality. Is it really possible to engage in (...)
6 July 2017 | Students with disabilities are routinely pushed out of schools and denied the right to an education. This demonstrates that equality in law is not equality in (...)
11 May 2017 | In an alarming move, the NYC Department of Education (DoE) has recently launched an investigation against a public school principal for “communist activities” at her (...)
9 May 2017 | John Dewey’s Progressive Education is the centerpiece of the field of educational studies, forming the basis for writers like Paulo Freire. However, Dewey does not see that modern teacher centered (...)
8 February 2017 | On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education. She is entirely unqualified and seeks to dismantle public education as we know it. Who is to blame for her (...)
16 December 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, (...)
4 October 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 (...)
29 May 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 (...)
La Izquierda Diario Mexico
2 December 2015 | In Italy, thousands have taken the streets in a general strike against the education reforms of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Those of us in the "Nuestra Clase" grouping in Mexico sympathize with (...)