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Rahm’s Chicago

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On July 5, 2017
Rahm Emanuel’s new education policy is senseless on the face of it. To graduate from a public high school in Chicago, students will soon have to meet a new and unusual requirement: They must show that they’ve secured a job or received a letter of acceptance to college, a trade apprenticeship, a gap year program […]

CTU Strike

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On April 1, 2016

The Chicago Teachers Union, which in 2012 had one of the biggest and most important strikes of the last decade, is back on the picket line today for a 1-day strike. Like the 2012 strike, this is about

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Rahm

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On January 4, 2016
Boy, it sure is sad to finally see Rahm Emanuel fall apart. Rick Perlstein’s analysis of Rahm is pretty damning. First, all Rahm has ever cared about is cash. If that means hanging out with Republicans, all the better. But even worse, Rahm the Democratic adviser to presidents, Rahm the Democratic campaign strategist, and Rahm […]

The Worst Thing Ever

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On October 14, 2014

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis was all geared up to run for mayor against the odious Rahm Emanuel. She had a huge lead in the polls and it could have been an amazing victory. Unfortunate

A Message to Rahm

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On March 11, 2014

I wouldn’t exactly call myself a fan of spoken word performance art. I am however a fan of grassroots protests against Rahm Emanuel and his policies of making the poor poorer and the rich richer

Less than three months after Rahm Emanuel closed 50 Chicago public schools to bust the teachers union move resources around efficiently, the august mayor has issued a call for new charter schools in the very neighborhoods where the public schools were shuttered. It just so happens that these are non-union jobs led by people who […]
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