Friday, May 25, 2012

One Third of Chicago Teachers Hold Massive Rally



 Unashamed Randi posing as a CTU supporter

Who is that lady on the right trying to get into the picture and pose as a militant? Was Randi embarrassed at all that Chicago union leader Karen Lewis pulled out 10,000 teachers, a third of its force out for a rally when the UFT, with almost  4 times the number of teachers, could never come close to that percentage? Really, how dare Randi wear a CTU shirt?

Watch Chicago TU build for a potential strike incrementally against one of someone Rhambo Emanuel, even more vicious than Bloomberg. This take real preparation and orgaanizing with an aim towards the bigger issue

http://www.wgntv.com/news/wgntv-chicago-teachers-plan-downtown-rally-20120523,0,4872821.story

Here is in-depth coverage from Substance:

Huge crowds rally and march for union and public schools in Chicago while 'Mayor One Percent' tries another publicity stunt at a White Sox baseball game

By the time Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis rose and took the microphone in front of more than 4,000 of her union's 30,000 members at Chicago's iconic Auditorium Theater on May 23, 2012, the . . .

Rally outside ran during the same time as the massive rally inside the Auditorium Theater

At the overflow rally outside of the Auditorium Theater, thousands of teachers, other Board of Education workers, and their supporters stood across Michigan Ave. from Roosevelt University and cheered as speakers listed reasons to stand . . .

When more than 4,000 CTU members booed Rahm and Arne... Chicago Teachers Union posts first of several videos outlining history of hypocrisy on corporate school reform

Less than one day after the massive rally and march that will precede the strike vote of the 30,000-member Chicago Teachers Union, the Chicago Teachers Union has released the first of several videos showing . . .

CTU President cites 'proudest day of my life,' while Astroturf groups try to regain footing

By the end of the day on May 24, 2012, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had sent an email message to the membership, thanking them and also urging them to mobilize against the latest . . .

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1 comment:

  1. Why aren't we coming together like this in NY? Teachers are attacked daily with little support from the union. We have become beaten down and too many are desperately trying to hold out for retirement. This is wrong and self-serving. We have lost the heart of what union means. Stand together against this business driven educational reform. Our children are not for sale!!!!!!! They are not a profit margin. They are hope and future not 40 coins worth of wealth and betrayal!!

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