Tag: Teachout

Buffalo Teachers Federation Join PJSTA in Endorsing Howie Hawkins for Governor

Earlier this month the PJSTA became the first teachers union to endorse the Green Party’s Howie Hawkins in his bid for governor in this fall’s election.  On Thursday night we were joined by one of the state’s largest locals, the Buffalo Teachers… Read More

De Blasio, Weingarten, Magee, Mulgrew: 4 Biggest Reasons for Cuomo Victory

I have a lot of thoughts to share on the role of our unions in yesterday’s Cuomo victory in the Democratic primary.  Within the next day or two, when I have the time to sit down and get those thoughts on paper… Read More

Cuomo Wins Primary But Has Lost the Faith of NY Dems

If you are into moral victories there were many to be had last night.  Zephyr Teachout, while not winning the primary, garnered nearly 35% of the vote, an astounding total for a virtually unknown candidate facing off against an incumbent governor with… Read More

The Randi Weingarten Sell Out Tour Comes to New York State

We have known for quite a while that the UFT/NYSUT/AFT leadership has been selling out the membership for quite some time now.  But today’s deplorable news about AFT President Randi Weingarten making robo calls for Kathy Hochul goes even further than I ever… Read More

How You Can Help Defeat Andrew Cuomo

Nearly four years ago Andrew Cuomo was elected governor of our state.  Our profession has never been the same.  He came in promising to be the lobbyist for students.  Since then he has underfunded public education while providing tax cuts for corporations… Read More