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 [...]
Raging Chicken Press stands in solidarity with Chicago Teachers and Support Staff. We contributed $35 to their solidarity fund on Monday and hope all you Raging Chickens will consider contributing what you can to their solidarity fund too! Raging Chicken Press also just posted this new t-shirt for sale in the Raging Chicken Press store. [...]
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.