The Red Nation red power fist (source: The Red Nation) It is an exciting time to be in solidarity with revolutionary Black, Indigenous, and Peoples of Color from around the world! This was especially palpable during the weekend of The Red Nation’s 2019 Native Liberation Conference (NLC) which took place September 7-8 in so-called Gallup, New Mexico (Diné and Zuni lands). Two … [Read more...] about Anti-Imperialism and Solidarity with the Global South: Reportback from The Red Nation’s Native Liberation Conference 2019
"Climate change protesters march in Paris streets, 2019" by Jeanne Menjoulet Introduction We have just passed the second anniversary of one of the most destructive hurricanes Houston and the state of Texas have ever experienced. What transpired in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is a microcosm of national and international dynamics. Harvey is a symbol of … [Read more...] about When Flood Waters Run Dry: Hurricane Harvey, Climate Change & Social Reproduction
One of the most surprising things about teaching Shakespeare to intellectually disabled teenagers is how easy it is. It takes practice and patience, but once you understand what it actually means to teach Shakespeare, you can get those ninth graders arguing about Julius Caesar or A Midsummer Night’s Dream or pretty much any complex text as if it were the most interesting thing … [Read more...] about What Does an Inclusive Study Group Look Like?
On March 1, teachers won a nine-day charter school strike at Summit Academy in Parma, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. Summit Academy serves around 200 K-12 students and is specifically tailored for students with special needs, such as those with ADHD and autism. The workers’ victory at Summit Academy marks the fourth charter school strike in the USA (so far all successful). Among … [Read more...] about Teachers Strike Wins at Special Needs Charter School