Angry mobs yelling and trampling over others, trashcans flying through store windows, tear gas— you might think “riots.”
But that’s what comes to mind when I think “strike.”
The recent teacher strike in Los Angeles, however, was more like, “Careful, dear, car coming. Move out of the street, please.” And they’d move. With an apology.
“I’m so sick of hearing about this strike,” my 15-year-old son said before it even began. My wife, a teacher for over 20 years, had been talking about it for m...