Posts Tagged ‘weingarten’

Weingarten: Cultural Wars ‘Are Just Ripping America Apart’

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten said Friday on MSNBC’s “Chris Jansing Reports” that the “culture wars” that she claimed were created when duly elected state legislatures decide what taxpayer-funded public K-12 school teachers can teach was “ripping America apart.”

Weingarten: With Testing, ‘We’ll Probably Be Able to Have Lots of Places Open’ But with ‘Pauses’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten stated that if schools do the kind of testing that New York and Washington are doing, “we’ll probably be able to have lots of places open. But there will be pauses at different times” like there are in Cleveland and D.C. […]

Randi Weingarten and the Antisemitism That Marx Built

Karl Marx. Photo: public domain. It was once said that every generation must learn anti-communism for itself, and much the same is true of antisemitism. B’kol dor v’dor, as the Haggadah says, they rise up against us, and it is remarkable how little it has changed over time. Indeed, while antisemitism appears capable, like any […]

Randi Weingarten has strong words for Jews who say unions are an obstacle

As president of the American Federation of Teachers since 2008, Randi Weingarten has become the public face of the messy politics of figuring out how to educate 50 million children during a pandemic.  It’s a familiar role for Weingarten, who often travels from her Manhattan home to her office in Washington, D.C., in order to […]

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