WATCH “Death To The Bourgeoisie,” NC Teacher Quotes Marx During Walkout

Today, thousands of well paid teachers from across the state of North Carolina ignored the needs of their students by skipping school to march on the State Capitol Building to demand their salaries be increased, even though they’ve received pay increases every single year since 2015.

Part of the organizing strategy was for every teacher playing hooky from work would wear a red t-shirt. A tip of the cap to Communist labor movements, which are always partial to the color.

A Big League Politics cameraman caught up to two red-clad teaching comrades, who proudly proclaimed “Death to the bourgeoisie, right?” while grinning for the camera.

Watch as we ask the two “educators” about what they teach about communism in their classroom:

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