Here are todays additions to The Best Resources For Learning About Attacks On Teachers & Other Public Sector Workers In Wisconsin:
Indiana Informs Wisconsin’s Push is a very interesting article in The New York Times. Not only does it provide a scary picture of what happens without collective bargaining, it also includes a quote from a political supporter of Governor Walker’s bill eliminating it that explains what teacher tenure is so important (which is why I’m also adding this to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs):
“I’ve talked to many teachers and public works employees in my county,” he said, “and almost every conversation comes around to the impact on their seniority and their concerns that their boss doesn’t like them and they won’t be treated fairly, and frankly I think there’s something to that.”
Scott Walker’s unprincipled rigidity comes from The Washington Post.
Another huge crowd gathers at Capitol for rally is from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Thousands converge on Wisconsin for more protests is from MSNBC.