Chicago Teachers Union

Editor’s Note: Steve Horn’s latest investigative article cross-posted from our friends at Mint Press News. If you haven’t checked out Mint Press News’s awesome independent, investigative reporting, do yourself a favor and go there now. Visit Mint Press News and tell them Raging Chicken Press sent you. The Windy City is undergoing a tumultuous historical [...]

¬†Editor’s Note: This article inaugurates a new Raging Chicken Press series by the same name: Smashing Apples. This series will focus on the ongoing attacks against public education from kindergarten through higher education both in the Pennsylvania region and across the country. Two weeks ¬†ago, the Chicago Teachers Union ended its one-week strike. Over 26,000 [...]

Chicago Teachers Union v. Astroturf Billionaires

September 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is currently on strike. Here’s a background video documenting some of the forces they’re up against. Yes, these are the people with whom Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel is standing shoulder-to-shoulder. Keep up with the latest developments at CTU Strike Central, “Like” the CTU Facebook page, and follow the struggle on Twitter.