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

Striking was the easy part

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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…

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Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe

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

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