Socialists and the Teacher Strike Wave

Socialism 2019

July 04, 2019

The teachers' strike wave that rolled across the U.S. in 2018-19—which included "red states" like West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Arizona, as well as "blue states" like California—has changed this country's political landscape and raised the possibility of reconnecting labor with the Left for the first time in generations. This panel will explore the role of socialists in these strikes and the strategic and tactical lessons that the Left should take from this historic upsurge.

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