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West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

There is power in a union. This image shows the map of every county in West Virginia shut down by the teachers’ strike that began in late February 2018. The state wanted to give 1 percent annual raises for five years to the teachers — who make less than those in all but three states — and have them pay more for health insurance. Teachers flooded the State Capitol Building instead, leading to a State-wide teachers strike. Stand with the teachers and the rank-and-file union members. Solidarity Forever.

More information on the strike:
NYTimes op ed
NYTimes article
New Yorker essay


A circular logo in red and black that features a map of West Virginia in the center. All counties are red, which the legend tells us means “CLOSED.” Framing the image, in curved text, it states: “There is Power in a Union. West Virginia Teachers Strike.” Two black stars dot each side.

Art to End Fossil Fuels

Art to End Fossil Fuels

September 12, 2023

Justseeds friend David Solnit shared this project and video about a climate justice poster project that is timed with the September climate mobilizations and march planned for New York City…