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Explosive Report Shows Unchecked Sexual Assaults in Chicago Public Schools

July 6, 2018

Troy LaRaviere, challenger for Mayor of Chicago, says understaffing and mismanagement at CPS and by Rahm Emanuel has resulted in unchecked sexual assault of Chicago Public Schools students

Despite School Closings, Chicago Mayor Pushes For New $95 Million Police Academy

January 22, 2018

More than 50 Chicago community organizations have endorsed the #NoCopAcademy campaign as activists rally to stop the project and invest the funds back into the community

Reality Asserts Itself: Troy LaRaviere

August 10, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay talks to the president of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association, Troy LaRaviere about his new report that found systemic racial discrimination in the way Chicago Public Schools receive special education funding

The People's Summit 2017

June 18, 2017
Anthony Clark, running for Congress in Illinois, Samantha Nichols of Reclaim Chicago, and Gino Betts, running for judge in Chicago, talk about their successes and challenges

Education

October 11, 2016
Jacobin’s Micah Uetricht explains why the concessions won by the teachers are credit to its militant leadership and why the union’s democratic nature might spur some teachers to reject the deal

Chicago Teachers Strike

September 29, 2016
Public school teacher Sarah Chambers and Jacobin Magazine’s Micah Uetricht say the teachers are fighting against the neoliberal reform agenda

Sanders Now Leading in Illinois, Says He Doesn’t Want the Endorsement of Rahm Emanuel

March 14, 2016

Kari Lydersen, author of Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago’s 99%, says Sanders is tapping into popular anger against the corporate Democrat who has longstanding ties to the Clintons

"Mayor 1%" Rahm Emanuel vs. Chicago's 99% Pt. 1

November 21, 2013
TRNN interviews “Mayor 1%” author Kari Lydersen about Rahm Emanuel’s battles with Chicago’s 99% pt 2

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 22, 2013
Pt 5 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says The Democratic Party used to watch out for the interests of labor and even for the poor. But that all changed under Bill Clinton. Although Clinton, like Obama, continues to speak in that feel-your-pain language of traditional liberalism, they’ve completely betrayed…