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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #125: 2024 Compression Week of Action (and more!), St. Paul Ceasefire Resolution, and Uncommitted Makes Waves

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #125: 2024 Compression Week of Action (and more!), St. Paul Ceasefire Resolution, and Uncommitted Makes Waves

    Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America Little Red Letter #125 2024 Compression Week of Action (and more!), St. Paul Ceasefire Resolution, and Uncommitted Makes Waves 2024 Compression Week of Action (and more!) Last weekend started the 2024 Compression Week of Action, and it has indeed been jam packed with action, contracts, and working people flexing…

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  • Big Education News for 2024

    Big Education News for 2024

    From the ridiculous (Moms for Liberty) to the sublime (Notorious D.O.T.)  The school board beat is not usually this tabloid-worthy, but have you all been following the -ahem- “career” of Bridget Ziegler of Sarasota, Florida? This fine, upstanding lady is married to Christian Ziegler, who was ousted last year as the chair of the Florida…

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  • Historic Educators’ Strikes in the Twin Cities, 2022 and 1970

    Historic Educators’ Strikes in the Twin Cities, 2022 and 1970

    The big story In a deliberately coordinated effort, MFT59 and MFT59-ESP, representing teachers and other professionals in the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) respectively, and SPFE (SPFT 28) representing both sections in Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), filed “intent to strike” paperwork on Wednesday, February 23. As I wrote in the original piece for March 7,…

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