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Your Afternoon CTU Reading List

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On September 13, 2012
1. Sarah Jaffe on the liberal pundits, including Nocera and Kristof at the Times, repeating right-wing talking points about unions. 2. Dave Zirin compares the CTU strike to the plutocrat NFL owners locking out the referees and the plutocrat NHL owners who are going to lock out the players this weekend. 3. Liza Featherstone argues […]

Chicago Teachers Strike

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On September 9, 2012
Tomorrow morning, the Chicago teachers are going on strike. This is a power struggle between the union-busting mayor and Democratic National Convention speaker Rahm Emanuel and the teachers who are fighting for decent pay, small classroom sizes, and to retain the ability to strike. This is a big deal strike for a couple of reasons. […]
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