Tag: Cavanagh

MORE Presidential Candidate in the NY Times; More on Seattle

Michael Powell with a great read in the New York Times about Mayor Bloomberg’s fight with the UFT.  Julie Cavanagh, a teacher in Red Hook, Brooklyn, who is running for UFT President this year as the MORE caucus’ candidate, was quoted several times in the story, including this gem… “The ‘bad teacher’ narrative as a …

The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman

This movie was produced by Brian Jones and Julie Cavanagh.  Ms. Cavanagh is the MORE Caucus’ candidate for President of the UFT and Mr. Jones is their candidate for secretary.  MORE stands for Movement of Rank and File Educators.  Read more about them and their positions here. You can watch Ms. Cavanagh’s appearance on MSNBC’s …

Won’t Back Down Bombs

The anti-union, anti-public education propoganda film “Won’t Back Down” recorded the worst opening weekend of any film in wide distribution (more than 2,500 screens) in 30 years. Here are some of the reviews… Salon.com with this quote… Someone needs to launch an investigation into what combination of crimes, dares, alcoholic binges and lapses in judgment got Viola …