2019-06-21 11:07:00

Are Republicans Punishing Striking Teachers?

Republicans in West Virginia are going after striking teachers. After teachers successfully organized a strike to demand better conditions and better pay, Republicans in the area are making it a personal mission to punish these teachers.

Jay O'neal, a Middle school teacher in Charleston West Virginia and founder of the West Virginia United Caucus and West Virginia Public Employees UNITED, organizing hubs for the 2018 strike, joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the strike and the repression faced by striking teachers from Republicans.

Although it is no secret that Republicans oppose all labor organizations why did Republicans single out teachers after the strike?

Free Speech TV GOP Jay O'Neal Republican Party Teachers Teachers Strike The Thom Hartmann Program Thom Hartmann West Virginia West Virginia Public Employees UNITED West Virginia Teachers Strike West Virginia United Caucus Workers' Rights

Economy

The Thom Hartmann Program

Trump Wages Brutal Class War Like Never Seen Before

Trump Wages Brutal Class War Like Never Seen Before

The David Pakman Show

GDP Down Worst-Ever 32.9%

GDP Down Worst-Ever 32.9%

The Thom Hartmann Program

The Best Way To Stimulate The COVID Economy

The Best Way To Stimulate The COVID Economy

Democracy Now!

Who Profits & Where Is the Transparency in Trump Admin's $6 Billion Vaccine Program?

Who Profits & Where Is the Transparency in Trump Admin's $6 Billion Vaccine Program?

Rising Up With Sonali

Higher Education Faces Attacks Under Cover Of Pandemic

Higher Education Faces Attacks Under Cover Of Pandemic

Rising Up With Sonali

Like Cities, Public Schools Are Overpoliced

Like Cities, Public Schools Are Overpoliced

Rising Up With Sonali

Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, And Good Behavior Are Not

Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, And Good Behavior Are Not

Rising Up With Sonali

As Schools Struggle With Covid, Betsy DeVos Pushes Her Agenda

As Schools Struggle With Covid, Betsy DeVos Pushes Her Agenda

Democracy Now!

White House Scrapped Nationwide COVID Testing Plan to Hurt Blue States

White House Scrapped Nationwide COVID Testing Plan to Hurt Blue States

Democracy Now!

Calls Grow to Stop Jailing Immigrants as Transfers & Deportations Spread COVID

Calls Grow to Stop Jailing Immigrants as Transfers & Deportations Spread COVID

Democracy Now!

Militarized BORTAC Border Patrol Raids & Ransacks Medical Camp on U.S. Border, Arrests 30 Migrants

Militarized BORTAC Border Patrol Raids & Ransacks Medical Camp on U.S. Border, Arrests 30 Migrants

Rising Up With Sonali

Black Death At The Golden Gate: The Race To Save America From The Bubonic Plague

Black Death At The Golden Gate: The Race To Save America From The Bubonic Plague

Related

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! 08/04/20

Democracy Now! 08/04/20

Democracy Now!

White House Scrapped Nationwide COVID Testing Plan to Hurt Blue States

White House Scrapped Nationwide COVID Testing Plan to Hurt Blue States

Democracy Now!

Hunger Strikers Demand Release as Virus Surges in ICE Jails

Hunger Strikers Demand Release as Virus Surges in ICE Jails

Democracy Now!

Militarized BORTAC Border Patrol Raids & Ransacks Medical Camp on U.S. Border, Arrests 30 Migrants

Militarized BORTAC Border Patrol Raids & Ransacks Medical Camp on U.S. Border, Arrests 30 Migrants