Teachers: We will defend nation’s schools against right-wing authoritarianism / by Mark Gruenberg

NEA president Becky Pringle | NEA CHICAGO —Becky Pringle and Kim Anderson have sharp messages for the nation’s right-wingers who despise public school teachers, their students, and everyone who doesn’t genuflect to the rightists’ mantras: We, the teachers, will defend our students and our schools against your threats and authoritarianism—and come after you at theContinue reading “Teachers: We will defend nation’s schools against right-wing authoritarianism / by Mark Gruenberg”

Biden budget: Hike the military, defuse protests by taxing the rich / by Mark Gruenberg

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, center, along with other lawmakers, talks with reporters. Jayapal is joined by from left, Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-New York. Susan Walsh | AP WASHINGTON—Tax the rich toContinue reading “Biden budget: Hike the military, defuse protests by taxing the rich / by Mark Gruenberg”