The teacher strikes could be the future of alt labor

You don't need strong labor laws to walk off the job

A teacher strike in Oklahoma.
(Image credit: J Pat Carter/Getty Images)

Public sector workers could be in for dark days ahead. America awaits a Supreme Court decision that could deal a massive blow to their unions' ability to raise funds and retain members.

Yet in the midst of this potential crisis, major teacher strikes have hit West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, and maybe Arizona. By suddenly flexing their muscles, teachers in the reddest of red states are showing their fellow public employees a possible path forward — even if the Supreme Court delivers a worst case scenario.

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