What a weekend for the MTA! With the election of Merrie Najimy as president and Max Page as vice president, the delegates endorsed the transformation of the MTA started under Barbara Madeloni’s leadership. By a wide margin, the MTA annual meeting delegates elected leadership committed to rank-and-file organizing for power, standing up against the privatizers, … Continue reading What a Weekend for the MTA!!
Is there a “new MTA” and an “old MTA”? We can learn a lot from our enemies. It’s fascinating to see what they say when they are talking to themselves. The Walton Family Foundation commissioned a hitherto secret analysis by the Global Strategy Group to find out what went wrong in the Question 2 battle. … Continue reading Analyzing the “Walton Papers”
Yesterday, Merrie and Max attended two different events regarding public higher education in the state. Merrie joined president Barbara Madeloni at UMass Boston, where community members rallied against the recent decision to acquire Mount Ida College in Newton. "The Mount Ida purchase is part of a longer and more brutal on assault on the UMass … Continue reading Day of Action on Higher Ed
Why Merrie and Max for MTA? Leadership, experience, & vision to meet the challenges ahead. "It is absolutely imperative that we don't turn back now." – Maureen Colgan Posner, President, Springfield Education Association Watch as these MTA members explain why they are voting for Merrie and Max. Join the movement & VOTE at … Continue reading Why Merrie & Max?
It's been a great week for our campaign on social media - Merrie and Max's videos have generated lots of thoughtful discussion on Facebook and people are getting inspired! We have posted a few times about the Fair Share Amendment, and it's important that we keep stressing just how crucial this issue is to our union … Continue reading Leadership and #FairShare