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Detroit Teachers Fight Back! Teachers Shut Down Schools to Fight for Restoration of Democracy and Defend Public Education

Detroit Teachers Fight Back! Teachers Shut Down Schools to Fight for Restoration of Democracy and Defend Public Education

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE The “Snyder flu” sickout has become Detroit’s most dynamic action to defend our civil rights and our public schools. And there is only one remedy that can cure the “Snyder flu”: restore the democratic rights of the people of Detroit, terminate Snyder’s regime of Emergency Manager takeovers, and stop [...]

January 13, 2016 BAMN Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 0

Keep Dr. Alexander Coward at UC-Berkeley!

Keep Dr. Alexander Coward at UC-Berkeley!

KEEP DR. COWARD at UC-BERKELEY! Defend academic freedom and intellectual and critical thinking! Stop administration censorship and privatization! Defend public education! Students have a right to good professors and to a quality public higher education Download the flyer as PDF BAMN supports UCB Mathematics lecturer Dr. Alexander Coward and demands that the UC-Berkeley administration continue his [...]

October 21, 2015 BAMN Featured, Hostile Campus Climate, Labor Movement, Public Education, Social Justice 0

Victory for Steve Conn and EON/BAMN in the Detroit Federation of Teachers

Victory for Steve Conn and EON/BAMN in the Detroit Federation of Teachers

Victory for Steve Conn and EON/BAMN in the Detroit Federation of Teachers Teacher and Community Celebration and Action Rally: (1) to implement the democratic decision of the teachers and secure the inauguration of Steve Conn, and (2) to launch the new presidency and organizing campaign. Scheduled Tuesday, January 20 at 4:00pm, located at 7700 2nd [...]

January 18, 2015 BAMN Labor Movement, Public Education 0

BAMN Report on the State of Public Education in America in 2014

BAMN Report on the State of Public Education in America in 2014

Report on the State of Public Elementary and Secondary Education in America in 2014   Submitted to the Delegates of the 2014 NEA Representative Assembly and AFT National Convention by the Equal Opportunity Now/By Any Means Necessary Caucus (EON/BAMN) July 2014 (click on link above for full report) [...]

July 21, 2014 BAMN Labor Movement, Public Education, Social Justice 0

Return Dr. Iris Stevenson to Crenshaw High School NOW!

Return Dr. Iris Stevenson to Crenshaw High School NOW!

SIGN THE PETITION! The Los Angeles school district has placed world-renowned music teacher Dr. Stevenson in teacher jail on secret charges related to taking Crenshaw High School’s choir to perform before President Obama. STOP LAUSD’s policy of driving out its most beloved and successful teachers! Return Dr. Iris Stevenson to her Post as Head of [...]

March 16, 2014 Ronald Cruz Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Magnet Schools, Magnet Schools, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 0

50th Anniversary March in Washington to Realize Dr. King’s Dream!

50th Anniversary March in Washington to Realize Dr. King’s Dream!

If you would like to join the BAMN contingent, fill out the form below:   [...]

August 1, 2013 Ronald Cruz 2013 50th Anniversary March on Washington, Affirmative Action, Dream Act, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, Public Education, Social Justice 0

BAMN runs for leadership of national teachers union

BAMN runs for leadership of national teachers union

Below is the election flyer for leadership of the National Education Association, by leaders of the Equal Opportunity Now/BAMN caucus of the NEA: Elect EON/BAMN Candidates Tania Kappner and Mark Airgood! Defend the Right to Public Education for ALL Students! Get Rid of Arne Duncan and Stop the Privatization of Public Education! It’s Time for [...]

July 6, 2013 Ronald Cruz Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Magnet Schools, Magnet Schools, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 1

David beats Goliath: AFSCME Local 207 wins strike!

David beats Goliath: AFSCME Local 207 wins strike!

THE ANATOMY OF A VICTORY On Thursday, October 4, AFSCME Local 207, the city of Detroit’s largest union that represents water and sewage workers, won its five-day strike. The Local 207 Executive Board ended the strike after signing a deal with the Water Department management that addressed the issues that the union had gone on [...]

October 8, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice 0

Detroit Water Workers Strike Ends in Victory

Detroit Water Workers Strike Ends in Victory

All fired workers will be reinstated to their jobs Victory won on the most important issues that led to the strike Today, after further negotiations with DWSD management, Local 207 President John Riehl is proud to announce that the Local 207 Executive Board voted to end our strike today. Riehl said that the strike was [...]

October 4, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice 0

An Eye-Witness Report from the Local 207 AFSCME Strike

An Eye-Witness Report from the Local 207 AFSCME Strike

The first and most important thing: the strike has NOT been called off and WILL CONTINUE in full force tomorrow, Tuesday, October 2nd. Everyone who can, every union member and every strike supporter, should be at the picket lines starting at 6am tomorrow morning. The early morning picketing is the most important time to picket [...]

October 2, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice 0