Monthly Archives: September 2014

Students and parents at Reynolds Ohio rally to support the teachers’ strike.

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Students and parents asked  school district officials of Reynolds in Ohio to make more in order  to end teachers’ strike.The protests took place in order to  show their indignation for the lack of  respect towards  the hard work and efforts of teachers. Other students stayed at home to support their teachers. Students and parents are concerned about the seriousness of the situation if teachers  and Management do not reach a deal or agreement . In this particular area of the district  there is no limit on the number of students in a  class and teachers are increasingly forced to do  more   with less . The co-president  of the  Reynoldsburg Education Association  declares that the conditions are  deteriorating, the number of teachers is not sufficient for the high and increasing number of students. Teachers are forced to seek for  better opportunities elsewhere. He says clearly that those who are   for the students can not be against the teachers.

In the memory of the eleven female teachers, who were murdered in Sidi Bel Abbes on the 27th of September 1997

In the memory of those who left, because of shootings and screaming.
We will not forget you!

Dich Amina,
Tounsi Aziza,
Boudaoud Kheira
,Bouteraa Rachida,
Mehdane Zohra,
Bouhend Fatima,
Fliou M’hamdia,
Louhab Naïma,
Lenfad Hafida,
Cherrid Kheira,
Bouali Hanafi Sahnounia

Memory and amnesia
Exhausted
They will have a knock-on- effect.
Their story has already become a film, a poster, a picture
I never forgot Continue reading

Solidarity campaign for the children of Palestine

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The teachers of PAME, participating in a really important initiative, are organizing a solidarity campaign for the children of Palestine, trying to gather money, notebooks and stationary. Using as a trademark a poster with the moving photos of a little girl searching under the ruins of her own house for books and notebooks, on the basis of a part of the famous Picasso painting “Guernica”, along with an announcement, PAME is spreading the content of this campaign to the schools of our country. It is addressing to teachers and students, with the announcement below:

Dear colleagues and students,

Do you remember the photo of a little girl, who was searching under the ruins of her own house to find her book, after the bombings. This image was released a few days ago and is worth a thousand words.

Palestine Girl

The inhumanity, the barbarity, the imperialistic atrocity do not stop. So far, 565 students have lost their lives, at least 3.000 of them were injured and 277 schools were completely destroyed. Israel, the EU and NATO bath the people of Palestine in blood. The greek government is on the side of the murderous government of Israel. It signs with Israel military cooperation agreements. It is an accomplice. Continue reading

3 October 2014: International Action Day against Unemployment

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October 2014: International Action Day fighting against Unemployment for dignified work

Action Day On October 3rd, 2014 the WFTU calls the trade unions in all countries to organize activities, strikes, demonstrations, rallies confronting the crucial problem of unemployment and demanding rights for the unemployed. Unemployment is an issue that can unite workers all over the world, in order to organize under the banners, the slogans and the principles of the WFTU various militant activities with the aim to mobilize the unemployed workers, to include these workers in the trade unions and promote the constant focus of the unions to work with the unemployed. The mobilizations and activities will demand permanent and stable jobs for all, the elimination of the causes that generate the unemployment, measures for the protection of the unemployed.

Solidarity campaign for Palestinian children

Solidarity campaign for Palestinian children 

Palestine bookTeachers of PAME, participating in a very important initiative, organize solidarity campaign for Palestinian children collecting money, notebooks and general stationery. With poster crafted with Guernica of Picasso in the background and the shocking pictures of a girl looking at the ruins of the house of books and notebooks and a notice, PAME spreads her campaign in the schools of our country. Aimed at teachers and students with the following announcement:

“Colleague, female counterparts, student, schoolgirl,

Remember a few days ago the picture with the little girl after the bombing of her house looking in  the ruins to find her books? What can we say?

A picture is worth a thousand words!  Continue reading