Tag Archives: Chicago Teachers Union

Teachers and parents talk education

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Teachers and parents talk education Editor’s note: Below we print excerpts from the News and Letters Committees panel discussion of teachers and education activists on the September strike by members … Continue reading

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Chicago city workers defy new thug mayor

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Chicago city workers defy new thug mayor Chicago—Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made no se­cret of his contempt for City workers and his desire to weaken their unions. His attitude was perfectly … Continue reading

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Latinas re-occupy La Casita

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Latinas re-occupy La Casita Chicago–On June 22 the police, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) security and construction crews showed up at La Casita, the field house on the grounds of Whittier Dual … Continue reading

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Stand up, Chicago!

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Stand up, Chicago! Chicago–Thousands of people rallied on June 14 under the banner, “Give It Back!” Three separate marches downtown, each led by a 12-foot-tall “corporate welfare king” puppet, met up … Continue reading

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Midwest against war

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice Midwest against war     Chicago–Over 1,000 people marched in the Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice on Oct. 16. It was truly … Continue reading

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