The Strike That Didn't Change New York

Erickson, Megan

Publisher:  Jacobin Mag
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15047

The Chicago teachers' strike was a victory for workers around the country. But how do we move from homegrown resistance to a national movement?
New York City's 1.1 million public school children were stranded without a ride, when eight thousand bus drivers walked off the job, sparking a month-long standoff between Local Amalgamated Transit Union 1181 and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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