Tag Archives: Lorraine Forte

CN May 8, 2014

  There was something of a Chicago media tour embarked upon this week by CTU President Karen Lewis. She spoke at the City Club of Chicago, where she excoriated the Mayor and demanded that the city’s business and political elites find more … Continue reading

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CN Sep 20, 2012

If you were following the CTU strike, you might have been dismayed by the union’s failure to suspend the strike last Sunday night. Some in the media, including columnists and editorialists who had been largely favorable, started to peel away, … Continue reading

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CN June 7, 2012

We discuss the aftermath of the Wisconsin vote this week, with an eye toward the CTU’s strike authorization vote which began hours after Scott Walker was re-elected. Curtis Black (Newstips.org) says that the Wisconsin recall was the first major, deeply … Continue reading

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CN April 12, 2012

The largest municipal election in the country is coming down to its final week, and voting begins next Thursday – right here in Chicago. You didn’t know?  Well, it’s the 11th Local School Council election, in which thousands of seats … Continue reading

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