Monthly Archives: August 2012

From Chicago to Madison: Unions Protect All Our Students

I didn’t know what to expect as I headed out to the Labor Temple last Wednesday to hear Becca Kelly, a member of the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) speak. I knew that a strike seemed imminent. In an amazing show … Continue reading

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Labor History: Taking a Look Back to Advance the Movement

Everything I learned, I learned from Mother Jones. Mary Harris Jones was a school teacher, but more importantly she was a labor organizer and a fighter. In 1902 she was coined, “the most dangerous woman in America” because she dared to … Continue reading

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