Working Educators and Teacher Action Group are proud to announce our new Social Justice Unionism Summer Reading Series. Join a small group of colleagues, educators, and supporters from around the city to hone in on some of the biggest issues facing education and unionism.
Whether you're looking for an overview of education politics, exploring neoliberalism, or discovering how union activists have energized their unions around the country, and so much more- we've got a book for you! Take a look at the book list below, and then go to our sign up page for more info and to get your name on the list!
Books we'll be reading...
-Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools, by Diane Ravitch
-The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education, by Diane Ravitch
-Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia, by Matthew Countryman
-Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement, by Jane Mcalevey and Bob Ostertag
-The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, by Naomi Klein
-Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity, by Micah Uetricht
-How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers, by Labor Notes
-A Chronicle of Echoes: Who’s Who in the Implosion of American Public Education, by Mercedes K. Schneider
-Class Action: An Activist Teacher’s Handbook, by Bhaskar Sunkara