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by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2019

Union Teachers Giving Back in Kenya

How do you teach students, when basic comforts that we take for granted are not guarenteed. For students in Kenya, especially in rural areas, this is a dail reality.

by Press and Media | on Apr 15, 2019

The Double Standard For Teachers

 A teacher in Bellport NY was fired by her school district after a student found a topless photo that she sent to a fellow teacher who she was in a relationship with. The teacher is now suing...

by Guest Post | on Apr 10, 2019

6 Warning Signs You Might Have Wind Cancer

This post first appeared on Alternative Science. Windmill cancer, or wind cancer as it’s also referred to, is a very real, very serious, very deadly disease. Caused by the noise from wind...

by Guest Post | on Apr 04, 2019

Why the Affordable Care Act is Working

Imagine arbitrarily deciding to knock down your house with no plan for rebuilding it and no idea how to pay for it. In effect, that’s what the Trump administration had attempted to do in...

by Guest Post | on Mar 25, 2019

Women Have Played an Important Role in the Labor Movement

During the month of March, we commemorate Womens' History Month. In this months message, I would like to highlight the work of women in building early union...

by AFL-CIO | on Mar 15, 2019

Unions Reject the Green New Deal

Below is a letter from the AFL-CIO rejecting the so-called "Green New Deal" that is making its way through Congress.

by birchy82 | on Mar 13, 2019

After 30 Years, It's 'Not the Web We Wanted'

This year, the internet has been around for 30 years and at a recent conference in CERN, some of the founders reflected on the state of the internet. Find out what they had to say from AP News.

by Guest Post | on Jan 30, 2019

Graduation Rate Rise from Public Ed Investments

New York State United Teachers today lauded the hard work of public educators across New York as the state announced that the graduation rate for students statewide has increased yet again, to 80.4...

by Guest Post | on Jan 22, 2019

We Must Re-Instill Democracy in our Culture

On Monday, Long Island Federation of Labor Executive Director Roger Clayman spoke at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead New York about Dr. Martin Luther King and his connection to the labor...

by Ashley Blom | on Jan 11, 2019

The Swastikas at my College

As a student at Purchase College, I am baffled by what has happened on the last night of Hanukkah. As many students and staff were lighting candles to celebrate the last night of Hanukkah, on campus...

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