Sarah Lahm is a Min­neapo­lis-based writer and for­mer Eng­lish Instruc­tor. She is a 2015 Pro­gres­sive mag­a­zine Edu­ca­tion Fel­low and blogs about edu­ca­tion at bright​lights​mall​ci​ty​.com.
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“Bezos, Our Backs Are Tired”: Amazon Workers Strike on Prime Day
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The Trump Administration’s War on Federal Workers
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McDonald’s Retreat on Fighting Wage Increases Shows the Tide Is Turning
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Pennsylvania Workers Are Waging the Biggest U.S. Manufacturing Strike in the Trump Era
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Food Stamps and Rental Assistance Are Now in Jeopardy as Trump’s Government Shutdown Continues
The shutdown’s impact on the poor is about to get a lot worse.
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Here’s Why Thousands of Steelworkers Just Voted to Authorize a Strike
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On the Disturbing Return of Black Lung
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50,000 University of California Workers Are Still on Strike. One Key Reason: Outsourcing.
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Arizona Teachers Are Out On the Largest Strike in State History. Here’s Why.
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Nearly 5,000 JetBlue Flight Attendants Just Voted To Unionize, in a Major Win for Airline Labor
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Here’s Why Teachers Are Prepared to Defy Arizona’s Anti-Strike Laws
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An Oakland Coal Terminal Is Officially Stalled—Thanks To a Labor-Environmental Alliance
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The Super Bowl Is Taking Over Minneapolis and Residents Are Mad as Hell
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How Middle Schoolers Forced Their Administration to Stop Celebrating Indigenous Genocide
Students say their school should not be named after Alexander Ramsey, a historical figure who called for the extermination of Native Americans.
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If Education Reformers Are Concerned About a Teacher Shortage, Then Why Are They Attacking Teachers?
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Will St. Paul, Minnesota Teachers Soon Be Out on Strike?
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After Teachers Expose Racist Phonics Curriculum, Minneapolis Schools Cut Contract
Activists said the reading materials were untested, insensitive and clueless.
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Meet the Latest Secret Free-Market Group That Wants to Take Over Your Public School
The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) has been an invisible player in the free-market education reform movement.
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Billionaire-Backed Group Spends Unprecedented $290K in Minneapolis School Board Race
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Why Are Teach for America and a California Billionaire Investing in a Minnesota School Board Race?