Tag Archives: Rahm Emanuel

March against violence

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: March against violence Chicago—Dozens of people marched on Chicago’s South Side to take a stand against violence on Jan. 15, followed by a speakout and vigil. Occupy the Southside organized this … Continue reading

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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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In the belly of the beast

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from yesterday) II. In the belly of the beast A. Occupy and anti-Occupy The very new phenomenon of the Occupy Movement brought this moment of … Continue reading

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Parents, students protest schools hit list

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Parents, students protest schools hit list Chicago—Several hundred people rallied against Chicago’s school “turnarounds” on Feb. 20 and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house. Many marchers wore stickers over their mouths … Continue reading

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Occupy defies attacks

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Editorial Occupy defies attacks As 2012 opened, governments from federal to local grabbed more powers of repression, reflecting the failure of their attempts to crush the Occupy Movement with brute … 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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