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Union Talk

Mar 29, 2023

In an address to the National Press Club, AFT President Randi Weingarten delivers a major speech to defend public education, transform learning and support children as the institution comes under existential threat from extremist, culture-war peddling politicians. Weingarten outlines a four-part plan to help overcome...

Mar 20, 2023

Most American workers are forced to choose between getting paid and caring for their families. In this episode, AFT President Randi Weingarten joins Kansas City Federation of Teachers President Jason Roberts and Ohio Federation of Teachers organizer Kristin McCormick to discuss recent victories and ongoing struggles to...

Feb 28, 2023

AFT President Randi Weingarten is joined by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien to discuss her new documentary, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, the political threat to Black history and the importance of good storytelling.

Feb 22, 2023

AFT President Randi Weingarten talks with Michigan State University education policy professor Joshua Cowen to discuss the real impact school vouchers are having on public education, students and our democracy.

Feb 3, 2023

AFT President Randi Weingarten is joined by Mark Gaither and Katrina Kickbush, educators at Baltimore’s Wolfe Street Academy, for an inspirational conversation illustrating how community schools deliver on the promise of public education.