"Update: this event includes second speaker, teacher Matt Carter. Matt is a 4th/5th grade teacher, one of 12 staff members at Orca K-8 who are boycotting the MAP test. He is a shop steward for the Seattle Education Association and a…"
Special guest speaker Dr. Steven Strauss, a practicing Baltimore-area neurologist and former professor of neurology for the University of Maryland. He is also a Ph.D. linguistics scholar and frequent writer and speaker on education issues, to which he brings an anti-capitalist analysis and the passion of a parent with two children educated in public schools. A participant in the 2011 Save Our Schools protest in Washington, D.C. against corporatization and high-stakes testing, Dr. Strauss is…See More
"I like your comment, Joseph. A high minimum wage is what people need to survive! And it means workers are getting a larger share of the wealth that they are creating and thus the profiteers are stealing less. As to earlier comments: running a…"
"'m looking for ways to arrange labor/community relationships so at least we have the old American Native respect for each other and life in total. You know, like a brave on a hunt seldom went home without plenty for his family. …"
In the old union book, I set up a regional group for UnionBookies in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. and Canada. This is a place to post news, events and comments on the local labor movement.See More
" The money wasted on an election campaign could be used to build a revolutionary communist press. It could pay for more bullhorns and pay for impoverished third world communists to attend organizing conferences."
"Yes you are furthering the falsehood that capitalism can be replaced without mass violence just by voting. You are furthering the belief we have a democracy for workers. You are furthering the falsehood that organizing class struggle in the…"