Vaccine Passports are the New “Show Me Your Papers”

Vaccine Tracking is WORSE Than Forced Vaccination by Michael Kane 3-29-21 As New York becomes the first state to roll out a vaccine and COVID-testing passport called “Excelsior Pass,” the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) says no NYC teacher has to ‘tell their principal’ their vaccine status. However every day we go into work, theContinue reading “Vaccine Passports are the New “Show Me Your Papers””

Randi Weingarten Addresses America on COVID Testing

“If the NFL could figure out how to do this in terms of testing and the protocols, if schools are that important let’s do it.” Randi Weingarten, Meet The Press, February 22, 2021 by Michael Kane 2-22-21 Randi Weingarten showed how little she knows about science and COVID testing when she compared the reopening ofContinue reading “Randi Weingarten Addresses America on COVID Testing”

Open Letter to UFT President Michael Mulgrew on In-School COVID Testing

2-17-21 NEW ACTION ALERT! NYC is trying to stop the new state guidance that would stop them from kicking kids out of in-person school. TAKE ACTION HERE If you support the statements in this letter, please copy and paste it into your own email and send it to UFT President Michael Mulgrew (and Mayor BillContinue reading “Open Letter to UFT President Michael Mulgrew on In-School COVID Testing”

UFT President Mulgrew States COVID Vaccination is a Teacher CHOICE

by Michael Kane 2-5-21 I was very happy to hear UFT President Michael Mulgrew reiterate that getting the COVID vaccine is a choice for every teacher to make individually. On February 4th, during a telephonic town hall meeting that New York Senator Chuck Schumer spoke at, over 20,000 UFT members heard Mulgrew strongly encourage everyoneContinue reading “UFT President Mulgrew States COVID Vaccination is a Teacher CHOICE”

Avoiding an Existential Teacher Union Crisis

Open Letter to UFT President Michael Mulgrew 1-6-21 To the Honorable Mr. Michael Mulgrew: My name is Michael Kane. I am a special education teacher, UFT member, and steering committee member for an emergency union caucus known as “TEACHERS FOR CHOICE.” I am writing to kindly request that we meet to discuss a coming existentialContinue reading “Avoiding an Existential Teacher Union Crisis”

OPEN LETTER to UFT President Michael Mulgrew

What is your position on the COVID Vaccine and Teachers? Sent on November 25, 2020, 7am mmulgrew@uft.org To UFT President Mike Mulgrew: I write to you as a UFT member and steering committee member for NY Teachers For Choice who represents the opinion of thousands of UFT members. As you know, we are a grassroots group ofContinue reading “OPEN LETTER to UFT President Michael Mulgrew”

Mike Mulgrew Addresses DNA Controversy for First Time

“No DNA is being collected for nefarious purposes.” – Mike Mulgrew, UFT Delegate Assembly, October 14, 2020 10-14-2020 Today, for the first time, United Federation of Teachers (UFT) President Michael Mulgrew addressed the DNA controversy surrounding in-school COVID testing. However it does not appear that he said anything substantive. Sources who viewed the virtual delegateContinue reading “Mike Mulgrew Addresses DNA Controversy for First Time”