‘Democratic Socialists’ Join L.A. Teachers’ Strike, Confront Substitute Teachers: ‘Scabs’

Breitbart | 1/14/2019 | Staff
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The Los Angeles branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has joined the ongoing strike by the local teachers’ union, turning out to support picket lines and to hurl abuse at “scabs” hired by the school district.

The “scabs” have been hired to supervise group activities for the roughly one-third of students who are still attending school during the strike because their parents cannot afford to take time off work or to pay for child care.

Teachers - Picket - Lines - Communists - Socialists

Many of the teachers on the picket lines happen to be wearing red, traditionally favored by communists and socialists. Demonstrators told Breitbart News at one protest Wednesday that the color red simply stands for solidarity, and also happens to be the color favored by their union, the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA).

Teachers who have gone on strike in other parts of the country recently have also favored red, often referring to their protests with the hashtag “#Red4Ed.” The National Education Association (NEA), the nationwide teachers’ union and the largest union in the U.S., has adopted the “Red for Ed” label in support of strikes across the country.

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The Los Angeles DSA posted several photos and videos of its exploits...
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