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Chicago teachers suspend planned all out strike after 'tentative agreement'

Chicago teachers suspend planned all out strike after tentative agreement The Chicago Teachers’ Union suspended a planned strike of 30,000 workers as Socialist Worker went to press.

Striking Chicago teachers say funding crisis takes the biscuit

Striking Chicago teachers say funding crisis takes the biscuit A teachers’ strike in the US has gained widespread support, reports Kristine Mayle from Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 branch

Chicago teachers on strike show mood for change in the United States

Chicago teachers on strike show mood for change in the United States Chicago teachers are on strike today, Friday, to try to win more funding to save education in the city

Protests spark chaos at Trump rallies in US

Protests spark chaos at Trump rallies in US The Chicago protests marked a shift—and put Donald Trump on the defensive, says?Charlie Kimber

Chicago teacher: why our strike against Rahm Emanuel was a win

Chicago teacher: why our strike against Rahm Emanuel was a win Teachers in Chicago returned to school on Wednesday after nine days out on strike.

Chicago teachers vote to stay out on strike against Emmanuel

Some 800 teachers’ union representatives in Chicago, US, have voted to reject a deal. The strike now enters its second week.

Chicago teachers walk out to stop mayor's union-busting

11 September 2012
Around 26,000 teachers and support workers in Chicago, US, walked out this Monday for the first time in 25 years.

Anti-war protesters say no to Nato summit in Chicago

22 May 2012
Around 15,000 anti‑war protesters took to the streets outside the Nato summit in Chicago last Sunday.

Anti-war protesters rally outside US embassy

19 May 2012
Several hundred protesters rallied outside the US embassy in London today, Saturday, as Nato leaders met in Chicago to discuss the ongoing "war on terror".

Global protests planned as Nato meets in Chicago

16 May 2012
Nato leaders are preparing to gather in Chicago on Sunday for a two day conference on the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.

Republic Windows workers occupy again—and win again

28 February 2012
Workers at a Chicago factory staged a 12-hour occupation on Thursday of last week—and won an agreement that will save their jobs for at least 90 days.

US factory occupation shows way to beat attacks

15 December 2008
Workers who took over and occupied their Chicago factory have won a startling victory.

CD review: Les stances à Sophie – Art Ensemble Of Chicago

18 November 2008
The Art Ensemble of Chicago was one product of the movement to create a so-called Free Jazz – a new sound to capture the feeling in black America in the 1960s.

Arturo Ui: a fast-witted tale of bosses’ role in rise of fascism

04 March 2008
The bosses of Chicago’s vegetable trade hit a serious credit crunch. They urgently need a ruthless thug to snuff out the opposition and drive up profits. That’s where Arturo Ui comes in.

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