• Ohio Is at War

    Statehouse Mobilization against SB 5 and Kasich’s Anti-Worker Agenda Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Time: 1 PM Location: Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OHClick here for more info. From the vantage point of the pancaked fields of Illinois, it is easy to wax nostalgic about Ohio’s rolling hills.  I spent four years there as […]

  • GEO Strike: Activist Union Defends Education from Corporate University

    This morning at 7:45 I was on the University of Illinois campus for a graduate student employee rally.  After a bargaining update, we moved in groups to begin picketing key campus buildings.  The Graduate Employees Organization (GEO), an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was going on strike after contract negotiations with the […]