Unity did the work of ed deformer anti-unionists and corporate Democrats and Republicans by supporting:
- NCLB and Race to the Top
- Charter schools
- Closing down public schools and destroying most of the large comprehensive HS
- High stakes testing that cost millions
- End seniority transfersCommon core -- remember punch Mike Mulgrew?
UFT President Mulgrew Says He'll Punch Common Core ...Jul 17, 2019 — Michael Mulgrew United Federation of Teachers (New York) President says he'll punch common core opponents in the face: ...
Unity is out there with the self-mocking faux #wedothework. I reported on the Salesforce CCC - Clueless Call Center.
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A United for Change crew came up with apt variations.
- privatizing retiree healthcare
- failing to win smaller class sizes
- failing to give in-school covid tests to more than a handful of students
- failing to protect teachers from administrative harassment
- shutting out the opposition at the DA
- appoint, not elect, district reps
- pretending we're doing the work.
- handing out givebacks.
- rolling over and playing dead while John King & NYSED demoralize us with Danielson APPR ratings.
- selling off retiree healthcare to for-profit insurance companies.
- lobbying against universal healthcare.
- letting new teachers be tortured with four years of probation.
- negotiating wage increases that don't keep pace with inflation.
- ignoring our membership.
- letting teachers work in unsafe, Covid-filled buildings.
- saying, "What can we do? We're not the employer."
- getting rid of seniority school transfers.
- providing patronage jobs to Mulgrew's sycophants.
- firing UFT phone staffers and replacing them with Salesforce™ call-center-script-readers.
- quashing debate at Delegate Assemblies.
- supporting mayoral control (and saying that we don't).
- hiring lawyers and consultants who have never stepped foot in a public school classroom.
- doing whatever Marty Scheinman tells us.
- bending over and getting fucked by every politician who says they'll give us "a seat at the table."
- telling you that everything Mulgrew does (including bending over and...) is the greatest victory ever.