Eric W. Maroney

Eric W. Maroney is a former high school teacher turned English professor at Gateway Community College. He has been a member of AFT for over ten years.

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That collective imagination, that boldness to dream, is exactly what is needed in this moment of national crisis when families and children are being detained at the border, kept in squalid conditions and held, in what Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rightly calls, concentration camps. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
Thursday, July 04, 2019
An Open Letter to Randi Weingarten and the American Federation of Teachers Regarding the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border
During their 2012 strike, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) popularized the slogan “Teachers’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions.” CTU demonstrated the necessity of genuine solidarity and cleared the way for the return of social justice unionism. They stood shoulder to shoulder...
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