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Editorial: West Virginia Teachers Give a Lesson in Union Power

Editorial: West Virginia Teachers Give a Lesson in Union Power

Striking teachers demonstrating outside the West Virginia Capitol in Charleston on Monday.
How the Spoils Were Doled Out to Trump Campaign Workers and Allies

How the Spoils Were Doled Out to Trump Campaign Workers and Allies

President Trump last year addressing the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. He has filled jobs with former Heritage employees, as well as former lobbyists and campaign workers.
West Virginia Walkouts a Lesson in the Power of a Crowd-Sourced Strike

West Virginia Walkouts a Lesson in the Power of a Crowd-Sourced Strike

Teachers and students from Monongalia County schools held up signs in support of the teachers’ strike in Morgantown, W.Va., on Tuesday.
West Virginia Walkouts a Lesson in the Power of a Crowd-Sourced Strike

West Virginia Walkouts a Lesson in the Power of a Crowd-Sourced Strike

Teachers and students from Monongalia County schools held up signs in support of the teachers’ strike in Morgantown, W.Va., on Tuesday.
French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

Employees of French rail operator SNCF working on the tracks near the Gare de l’Est train station in Paris.
French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

Employees of the French rail operator SNCF working on the tracks near the Gare de l’Est train station in Paris.
When Professionals Rise Up, More Than Money Is at Stake

When Professionals Rise Up, More Than Money Is at Stake

Fred Albert, a math teacher in the Charleston area of West Virginia, said many teachers felt that the Legislature had devalued their training and certification by proposing to let people teach a
When Professionals Rise Up, More Than Money Is at Stake

When Professionals Rise Up, More Than Money Is at Stake

Fred Albert, a math teacher in the Charleston area of West Virginia, said many teachers felt that the Legislature had devalued their training and certification by proposing to let people teach a
Consumer Bureau’s Chief Gives Big Raises, Even as He Criticizes Spending

Consumer Bureau’s Chief Gives Big Raises, Even as He Criticizes Spending

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has recently approved high salaries for top appointees while using its cash reserves to fund its budget.
Consumer Bureau’s Chief Gives Big Raises, Even as He Criticizes Spending

Consumer Bureau’s Chief Gives Big Raises, Even as He Criticizes Spending

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has recently approved high salaries for top appointees while using its cash reserves to fund its budget.
Consumer Bureau’s Chief Gives Big Raises, Even as He Criticizes Spending

Consumer Bureau’s Chief Gives Big Raises, Even as He Criticizes Spending

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has recently approved high salaries for top appointees while using its cash reserves to fund its budget.
Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

Shala Marshall has taught for 17 years, has a master’s degree and has been a finalist for Oklahoma teacher of the year. Her adjusted gross income is $28,000, she said, and “I can’t support a family on
Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

Shala Marshall has taught for 17 years, has a master’s degree and has been a finalist for Oklahoma teacher of the year. Her adjusted gross income is $28,000, she said, and “I can’t support a family on
News Analysis: Can Weak Unions Get Teachers More Money?

News Analysis: Can Weak Unions Get Teachers More Money?

Teachers in Arizona demonstrated at the Capitol in Phoenix as the legislature discussed a budget that included raises for teachers.
Mosul Journal: ‘Here Is the Graveyard of ISIS’: In Mosul, the Garbage Men Collect Remains

Mosul Journal: ‘Here Is the Graveyard of ISIS’: In Mosul, the Garbage Men Collect Remains

A group of volunteers collecting unclaimed bodies, most of them thought to be of ISIS fighters, from the ruins of Mosul’s Old City in February.
Mosul Journal: ‘Here Is the Graveyard of ISIS’: In Mosul, the Garbage Men Collect Remains

Mosul Journal: ‘Here Is the Graveyard of ISIS’: In Mosul, the Garbage Men Collect Remains

A group of volunteers collecting unclaimed bodies, most of them thought to be of ISIS fighters, from the ruins of Mosul’s Old City in February.
First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

The United States Consulate in Guangzhou, China. The State Department said a government employee posted in the city had reported “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure.”
First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

The United States Consulate in Guangzhou, China. The State Department said a government employee posted in the city had reported “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure.”
First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

The United States Consulate in Guangzhou, China. The State Department said a government employee posted in the city had reported “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure.”