Who’s killing Philly schools?

You can listen to the interview here.

On the twentieth episode of Dissent’s Belabored podcast, Sarah and Josh discuss recent labor developments, including some good news for labor: a big raise for Walmart warehouse workers, and a judge’s reversal in the fight over New York hospital closures. Then they turn to a bleaker situation: the escalating showdown over Philadelphia’s school budget. They’re joined by City Paper reporter Daniel Denvir, who breaks down the latest in the under-covered crisis. Who are the culprits for starving city schools? How does Philly compare to Chicago? How effectively are Philly’s education unions partnering with allies and meeting the challenge?