Largest Labor Union Elects 3 Women of Color to Top Leadership of NEA

On the Fourth of July, the nearly 9,000 delegates of a nearly three million member labor organization elected a Latina and two African-American women to lead them. I interviewed the new president, Lily Eskelsen Garcia and the new secretary-treasurer, Princess Moss, as well as Ohio’s own former OEA president, Patricia Frost Brooks (who helped Moss in…

The Progressive Year in Review

You can read my thoughts about it here but for a teaser, here’s what I actually left out (until I added an addendum), so you can just imagine what I included: The environment and energy: For progressives, probably a bad year, capped off with the TVA disaster that Kim Pearson wrote about here.  And it’s…