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On Tuesday, October 11, Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers, parents and students woke to the news that an indefinite strike, set to begin at six that morning, had been called off.  After 22 months of...

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On September 29, the House of Delegates of the Chicago Teachers Union voted to give their employer, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) legal notice of an open-ended strike to begin on Tuesday, October 11. After 400...

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On April 1, Chicago teachers shut down the third largest school district in the U.S. to protest the Chicago Public School (CPS) system’s failure to pay normal increases to teachers guaranteed by contract and also...

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The ongoing fight between the Chicago Teachers Union and “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel may be heading toward the second teachers’ strike in four years. What is driving the current phase of this fight is the...

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The movement for justice for Laquan MacDonald has unleashed a broad attack on the political establishment in Chicago, implicating “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel and nearly the entire Chicago Democratic Party Machine. Laquan was a seventeen-year-old...

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La plataforma de Justicia para Laquan MacDonald acaba de lanzar un amplio ataque contra el establishment político en Chicago, enfocado en particular al "alcalde del 1%" Rahm Emanuel e involucrando al aparato político Demócrata en...

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Rahm Emanuel Must Go Laquan McDonald’s murder might bring down one of the most powerful corporate-backed politicians in the country, Rahm Emanuel. Even mainstream corporate newspapers like the New York Times are openly speculating that...

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Chicago's 2015 mayoral and city council elections will be analyzed for years to come, but one thing is clear: the city was, and remains ready for change....

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Despite President Obama’s personal intervention, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s “Mayor 1%,” has been forced into a runoff with Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. This is a very significant expression of the huge desire nationally for an alternative to...

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The unlikely runoff on April 7 in Chicago’s mayoral race is a challenge to big business and Chicago’s infamous political establishment. It points towards the opportunities to build independent, left campaigns challenging the big business...

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