Tithi Bhattacharya reports back from the West Virginia teachers' strike.
They are fighting for three things: 1. A 5% raise; 2. A fully funded employee health fund (PEIA); 3. A political system that values public education more than gas and corporations.
To understand the political relationship between individual violation and collective response, we need to explore the theoretical pathways that connect particular harms to universal conditions.
Tithi Bhattacharya offers an introduction to the methods, insights, and strategic implications of Social Reproduction Theory.