Teacher strike wave continues

Los Angeles teachers could have accepted management’s offer and spent the next few years complaining about it. Instead, they went on strike, all 32,000 of them, and won a stunning series of concessions. And in Vancouver, 700 paraeducators and other school support staff won a 17.5% increase...

Police union raids AFSCME at 911

Members of the Portland Police Association hand-delivered letters to emergency communications dispatchers inviting them to leave their union, AFSCME, and instead join the police union. The post Police union raids AFSCME at 911 appeared first on nwLaborPress. ...

Has Venezuela Reached a Tipping Point?

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we discuss the escalating political and economic crisis in Venezuela and U.S. recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaidó with Benjamin Gedan, senior adviser to the Wilson Center's Latin American Program and the director of its Argentina Project. Guest ...