My name is Keith Danner. Since 1985, I have taught writing and to over 3000 students at the UC. For me, a June 30 layoff would mean that hundreds of my colleagues had been laid off first (I have seniority), and that the UC was in a state of utter devastation. Unlikely, but possible, since Democratic Party leaders have managed little aid for the states out of the relief bills, and that McConnell proposes the states should declare bankruptcy. Instead of agreeing to and administering the budget priorities of the Trump administration, UC should join us in a fierce defense of public education.