Barbara Dahlgren published Alex Brower Endorsed By Greater Milwaukee Green Party in Home 2021-02-15 15:19:27 -0600
For some of you the name Alex Brower might ring a bell. If so, that is because Brower was, not too long ago, endorsed by the Milwaukee Greens to run for City of Milwaukee Comptroller on a socialist platform including municipalizing our energy system, which is currently owned and controlled by the monopoly, We Energies. Alex Brower is a fine organizer in many spaces, and he has decided to run for Milwaukee School Board this spring 2021.
While these positions may seem completely different to each other, Brower not only has experience in finance and banking which made him such a fantastic comptroller candidate, but also has a history with MPS. Alex Brower was formerly a substitute teacher in the schools, became a union president, and even went on a hunger strike to secure healthcare benefits for substitute teachers. A carryover from his comptroller campaign, Alex Brower still holds in his platform that private voucher and charter schools need to be held accountable. He has helped to keep public funding for public use by thwarting the privatization of public school jobs, and would continue that fight.Read more
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