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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is two years old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2023.

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Ten Years Ago, Chicago Teachers Gave Us All a Jolt of Hope

Alexandra Bradbury Labor Notes
On the tenth anniversary of the Chicago Teachers Union’s groundbreaking strike, Labor Notes is reissuing their award-winning book "How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers." This is the new introduction.

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For the Workers, a World to Win

Pavan Kulkarni Peoples Dispatch
The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world.

Tidbits - Dec. 5, 2019 - Reader Comments: Economy Not Fine, Half Work Low-Wage Jobs; Reparations; Chicago Teachers Strike Lessons; UAW GM Strike Was Significant; Resources: Bullies in Blue; Multicultural Children's Books; "I Am Troy Davis"; more

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Reader Comments: Economy Not Fine, Half Work Low-Wage Jobs; Reparations; Centrist Dems; Work at Amazon; Chicago Teachers Strike Lessons; UAW GM Strike Was Significant; Resources: Bullies in Blue; Multicultural Children's Books; "I Am Troy Davis"....

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The Massive Teacher Strike in Chicago Is Finally Over

Edwin Rios Mother Jones
The Chicago Teachers' strike is over. Union President Jesse Sharkey said they won "...real changes for our students and school communities." The tentative agreement would put a nurse and a social worker in every school.
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