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Articles by: Michael Galant

Education Privatizers Have Gone Global. So Must We If We Want to Stop Them.

Education Privatizers Have Gone Global. So Must We If We Want to Stop Them.

Co-Written by Christian Addai-Poku & Michael Galant In February 2018, West Virginia teachers launched a strike that reawakened a movement. Tens of thousands of teachers from around the country have taken part in what is now the largest strike wave in decades, demanding better public education in the face of years of austerity. On February 11, 2019, as the U.S. wave continued, teachers union[Read More…]

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Unions Can Take on International Fights — and Win

Unions Can Take on International Fights — and Win

Fresh off a strike in Erie, PA, the United Electrical Workers are a model of the working-class internationalism that can build a more just world. After nine days of picketing in below freezing temperatures, striking workers in Erie, Pennsylvania returned to work recently under a 90-day agreement. The 1,700 strong United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) strike[Read More…]

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