GEN
Published in

GEN

Power Trip

Inside the Hard Road to Transform the Teacher’s Movement into Real Power

Striking was the easy part

Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty

BBefore the West Virginia teachers went out on strike on February 23, Jenny Craig’s local union wasn’t terribly active. The union, like most others in the state, was held back by the lack of legal collective bargaining for teachers in West Virginia: that…

--

--

--

What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

Distance Learning in the Time of Coronavirus

Daily Moments

Regarding Education

Earn money by teach English language online

Teaching children to work together musically

How University Administrations Become Complicit in Academic Repression and the Rise of the…

Mind Mapping For Students Preparing for Professional Exams

Red Herrings

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe is the author of “Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt” and a reporting fellow at The Nation Institute.

More from Medium

Cougar Science Team reviews the science related to human-cougar interactions

Fixing Key Comic Book Problems

Numbers out of the air — How do countries decide how many refugees to take?

The life, displaced — what it’s like to be a Ukrainian stuck in the US because of the war.

Ukraine is the capital of brave people. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.