Post Tagged with: "American Federation of Teachers"

AFT Pushes for Kidnapped Professor’s Release

WASHINGTON –The American Federation of Teachers is pushing the State Department to campaign for release of yet another U.S. hostage, retired SUNY-Oswego Professor Warren Weinstein, kidnapped three years ago by al-Qaida in Pakistan. Weinstein, now 73, is a member of SUNY’s AFT affiliate ,United University Professionals.  Late in 2013, in an al-Qaida video, he asked the Obama administration to negotiate […]

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AFT’s Weingarten: ALEC ‘Strips Away Rights in the Interests of Power’

WASHINGTON (PAI)—The secretive, Right Wing American Legislative Ex-change Council (ALEC) – a business-funded cabal that controls 1,810 state legislators nationwide – “strips away rights” of workers and voters “in the interests of the power they represent,” American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten says. And thus, in a telephone press conference on Dec. 3, she welcomed the latest exposure of […]

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