Sony Corporation_North Korean Conspiracy?

Have you been following this story on the hacking of Sony Corporation and the North Korean insinuation? What started out as a hacking of a corporation and the theft of personal information, etc. has now morphed into a terrorist threat from North Korea even though there is yet to be a shred of evidence linking […]

Chicago teachers draw a line: What does it mean for K-12 public education?

Analysis: Lee Sustar http://socialistworker.org/2012/08/28/chicago-teachers-draw-a-line August 28, 2012 CAN THE scrappy band of outsiders that now heads the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) lead the kind of high-stakes fight that most labor unions have ducked? That question looms large-not just for the city’s teachers, students and their parents, but for the entire labor movement. Because while both […]

C.O.R.E. video on Successful Chicago Strikes: Teachers set to walk out

Produced by CORE (the Caucus of Rank and File Educators of the Chicago Teachers Union) and Chicago’s Labor Beat. Titled “CTU Strikes: 1968 - 1987”, the video was made during the summer of 2012 in conjunction with the four CORE “Successful Chicago Strikes” forums. It is now up and available on You Tube. The URL […]

Rahm Emmanuel spells out his plan to destroy public education in his bid to become Mayor of Chicago

In his bid to become the next mayor of Chicago, former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is attempting to get voters to focus on his education agenda instead of his lingering residency woes.  Changing the subject is good for politics and Emmanuel’s support for vicious education policies mirror that of Arne Duncan, which […]