Retirees talk tax reform with Congress

Tax reform is a huge priority for the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress, but there's not a lot to like about the GOP tax proposal, especially when it's clear that the wealthy and big corporations will get most of the benefits and the middle class will get stuck footing the bill.

Lifting up black educators at the NABSE conference

Hundreds of black educators inspired one another with pledges to excellence, and shared tools to help their students achieve it, at the National Alliance of Black School Educators annual conference, celebrating the core message of the gathering: Black educators are key to the success of new generations of students who need the experience, example and discipline they can offer.

Adjunct faculty rise up for Campus Equity Week

Trick-or-treaters were not the only ones haunting public spaces on Oct. 31: It was also a day of action for adjunct faculty, who wore masks, performed skits and displayed artwork to demonstrate their significant contributions to university life and insist on equity and fairness for them on campus.

Operation Agua will provide safe water to Puerto Ricans

Responding to the water crisis in Puerto Rico, the AFT; Operation Blessing International; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and the Hispanic Federation launched Operation Agua to crowdsource contributions and provide a reliable source of safe drinking water to families across Puerto Rico.

Florida campus activists shut down white supremacist

Organized resistance shut down a recent white supremacist event at the University of Florida, where activists opposing Richard Spencer drowned out his presentation by shouting slogans like "Nazis are not welcome here," and throngs of protesters outside chanted "Black lives matter" and "We don't want your Nazi hate."