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This is not Washington!: An Open Letter to Rahm Emanuel

As one Chicago educator’s open letter explains,the CTU Strike stands as a lesson to Rahm Emanuel and anyone that uses and abuses workers: You can try; but be prepared for a fight.

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On Revolutionary Black Womanhood

It’s an odd experience when two seemingly unrelated stories subtly and symbolically collide. In one corner, Michelle Obama wowed audiences with her speech at the Democratic National Convention two weeks ago. In the other, Karen Lewis, head of the Chicago Teachers’ Union, led Chicago Public Schools teachers into a fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, when […]

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