The mounting struggles by US teachers, including the statewide strike by West Virginia Teachers in February 2018, poses basic questions of political strategy.
What and who are teachers fighting against? What is the role of the Democratic Party? What is the character of the trade unions? How can teachers secure their basic rights, and how can the working class as a whole ensure the basic right to public education for everyone?
Includes an on-the-spot report from Puerto Rico, where the Governor used the devastation of Hurricane Maria to close public schools and privatize remaining ones.