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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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Rebuild A Fighting Labor Movement Marty Harrison, Philadelphia The explosive growth of the Wisconsin demonstrations in 2011 from  thousands to tens of thousands, the dogged defense of the occupation of the Capitol, and the outpouring...

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In the waning days of 2015, the corporate media has been filled with wall-to-wall coverage of Donald Trump’s call to prevent any Muslims from entering the U.S. While the vast majority of ordinary people reject...

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Workers in Illinois are confronted with a concerted effort by the political establishment to destroy workers’ rights and standards of living, beginning with the $100 billion “pension crisis” that was created through decades of bipartisan...

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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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