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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/03/15
In Chicago, people had good reason to celebrate on Feb. 24. Rahm Emanuel was denied reelection in the mayoral primary. He needed 50% plus one vote, but he received less than 46%. His main opponent, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, received 34%, and will face Emanuel on April 7 in a runoff. In addition, 19 city council seats will have runoff elections, an all-time high.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 9/14/12
Thousands of teachers, students and Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) supporters marched to Buckingham Fountain in downtown Chicago on the second day of the CTU strike, Sept. 11.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/12
On Sept. 10, Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 went on strike after ten months at the bargaining table.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/06/12
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced June 1 that union members will take a strike authorization vote starting on June 6.
BY Sarah Ji | Chicago, IL | 5/31/12
On May 23, 4000 Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members gathered for a historic rally inside the Auditorium Theater.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/13/12
The Mental Health Movement is fighting Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plans to close six clinics this month.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/22/11
The City of Chicago bowed to pressure from a growing movement against war and cutbacks. After months of denying organizers permits to protest , the Public Building Commission of Chicago wrote that, “…yes, Daley Plaza will be open to public assembly and public activity during the G8/NATO Summits in May 2012.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/15/11
NATO and the G8 will meet in Chicago in five months. A broad coalition of groups, including Occupy Chicago, is supporting a call for permits to march when all the heads of state are in town.
BY staff | Chicago. IL | 12/13/11
After months of avoiding organizers planning the protests against the NATO and G8 Summit next spring, Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally got an earful Dec. 13.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/29/11
People from two dozen organizations attended a press conference here, July 28, in front of the office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. They were there with one immediate goal: to demand permits to march on the May 2012 summit of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and the G8 (Group of Eight).
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