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Reader Comments: Supreme Court Spreads COVID, Children, Schools, Omicron; Progressives and Democrats; Capitol Armed Coup Plotters; Voting Rights; Real Martin Luther King; Housing and Profits; Don’t Look Up; Student Activist Scholarships; more....

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It is Trump-ism That Must Be Defeated

Chicago Teachers Union Socialist Project
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) issued the following statement on November 7, following the election of Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris to the offices of president and vice president of the United States.

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Chicago Teachers Union to Call for Strike Vote at Meeting Next Week

Nader Issa and Fran Spielman Chicago Sun Times
At protests Monday in which the union ramped up its public attacks, CTU Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, said it’s too dangerous to send students and staff back to schools with COVID-19 cases on the rise.

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It's Time to Make Black Lives Matter in Our Unions

Bianca Cunningham Labor Notes
Workers at a rally with Black Lives Matter Signs Black people have the highest rates of unionization in the United States. But white men hold the most powerful leadership positions, regardless of the make-up of the members themselves.
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