This is exactly what Liz Ortega keeps pointing out. Yes, we have many well intentioned dedicated teachers but they knowingly and willingly fund this insidious organization to the detriment of our children (their students). It would be like a nurse that pays into a system that continually undermines the quality of life they work to improve entirely in the name of job security and a pension.
“Nine state affiliates received more than 20% of their total revenue directly from NEA. The Mississippi Association of Educators and NEA New Mexico were the most reliant on national funds.”