The Strike That Didn't Change New York
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.