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Thousands of teachers are striking in Indiana, forcing the closure of schools across the state. “On Contact” host Chris Hedges joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the state of the US labor movement. He argues that unions have been the only vehicle for improving the lives of US workers and that striking is their most successful tactic. He also points out that unions have been “hollowed out” and rank-and-file union members need to be willing to defy ineffective or corrupt leadership.
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