Appearing at the Trouble Makers School in Portland before more than 200 union members, stewards and activists, Barbara Madeloni discussed the national picture for public pchool teachers organizing and how and why strikes work. Madeloni is the Education Coordinator at Labor Notes. She recently served as president of the Massachusetts Teachers Association and is a longtime writer and educator. Some of her work has appeared in In These Times.
photo by Frann Michel of San Francisco art