Here are the newest additions to The Best Resources For Learning About Attacks On Teachers & Other Public Sector Workers In Wisconsin, and they including some great ones:
To my critics: Teachers deserve rights by Diane Ravitch
Wisconsin is about power, not money by Ezra Klein at the Washington Post.
Ezra Klein continues to write some great pieces at the Washington Post, including:
How long can Scott Walker hold out?
What a prank call proves about Wisconsin
The conversation is no longer about Wisconsin’s finances
NPR also has some very good pieces, including:
Labor Unions Fight For Their Right To Influence
Here’s an excerpt from that NPR segment, which points out the impact of eliminating collective bargaining:
Mary Bell, head of the Wisconsin Education Association Council, says her members use collective bargaining to speak up on behalf of students. She says WEAC members weigh in on a whole host of education issues, such as “what the parameters are when you need to speak up on behalf of a student [and] what your voice is in setting curriculum.”
State Budget Fights – Wednesday, Feb. 23rd Edition
The Nation: In Wisconsin, It Isn’t About The Money
Governor Walker’s office confirms prank Koch call comes from The Washington Post.
Stephen Colbert did a fantastic piece on Wisconsin:
Here’s another excellent video: