At least 20,000 North Carolina teachers, in #RedforEd T-shirts, descended on the state capital building in Raleigh on May 16.
They demanded more funding for schools so they can teach their kids, better pay for themselves and support staffers, and an end to the corporate tax cuts that robbed Tar Heel state schools of money for at least the past decade.
Journalists from the Pioneer Press and other newspapers in the Digital First chain rallied together last week in New York, demanding their bosses at Alden Global Capital invest in journalism – or sell to new owners who will.
What convinced Mr. Janus to join this destructive lawsuit? Your guess is as good as mine. I do know it’s much bigger than him. He’s the public face, but this case is backed by a network of billionaires and corporate front groups like the National Right-to-Work Foundation.