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I wanted to put "goes viral" in the headline but my 13 year old twin daughters told me 44,000 plus isn't viral. It's cool, don't get them wrong, but viral is half a million or more. So I made the ...
by victor harbison
Comment Count 202 comments on Sat Mar 01, 2014 at 12:35 AM PST with 321 Recommends
By the time I got to Chase Park, the first tricklings of a crowd had begun to congregate at the corner of Ashland and Leland Avenues. A small group of men clad almost exclusively in black rucked ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 108 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 05:30 PM PDT with 177 Recommends
Following the Big Lie about the $712 million 'deficit', attack on veteran teachers is renewed... CPS hosting another secret 'Job Fair'.. July 21, 2011 'Career Event' to be held ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 93 comments on Sun Jul 17, 2011 at 04:00 AM PDT with 170 Recommends
In what is becoming an international spectacle Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel or,
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 166 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 01:26 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
#Whittier #‎LaCasita‬! UPDATED DIARY La Casita Demolished Saturday Morning By Rahm In a brazen fascist move reminiscent of the midnight destruction ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 09:21 PM PDT with 134 Recommends
This diary is a bit of a rant. I'm steamed about it. Back in the day, I smoked a little pot. My friends and I would sit in the den, watch bad horror movies, eat tons of potato chips, and pass a ...
by vlboyd53
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 106 Recommends
I'm sitting here in my cozy dining room while baby sleeps and before I pick up my others kids from their public magnet school. I am lucky. My kids' school isn't one of the 52+ being closed or '...
by KikiK
Comment Count 181 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
#freepersepolis #freepersepolis On March 15, 2013, a new question was being asked in Chicago: Why is Barbara Byrd Bennett (the latest "CEO" of ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:46 PM PDT with 104 Recommends
As of Sunday night, Chicago teachers are on strike. They have good reason. After months of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 171 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Democratic Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Chooses Labor Day Weekend to Subvert Union Bargaining Rights Officers of ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 04:30 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Negotiators on both sides of the Chicago teachers strike are now ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 08:02 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
On February 2, 2012 Educators, parents, and students packed the Chicago Board of Education headquarters at 125 S. Clark to demand that CPS reconsider its plan to turnaround Marquette Elementary ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 09:14 AM PST with 74 Recommends
It's day three of the Chicago teachers strike, and now the teachers union and school system management are agreed that a contract agreement ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 07:13 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
Barbara Byrd-Bennett Forty-eight of the 50 elementary schools the Chicago Public Schools board of education voted to close Wednesday will be shuttered in June. The other two will get short reprieves.
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 01:30 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
I learned English in a makeshift classroom tucked away in a closet in one of Chicago's most overcrowded public elementary schools. There were just a handful of us Greek-language kids, but several ...
by Georgia Logothetis
Comment Count 155 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
( Chicago Teachers Union ) Chicago teachers are taking on the education agenda of the one percent, and that means they're ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
It's been a year since Lorena and Martha Reyes ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
CHICAGO— The education of students with disabilities and race discrimination are the subjects of two class action lawsuits filed today in federal court against the Chicago Board of Education by ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:35 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Yesterday afternoon "thousands" of people representing a wide cross-section of Chicago's communities gathered in Daley Plaza to protest the latest attack on our public school system. The Rally was ...
by figbash
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:47 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
This week, Republicans continued their [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/07/16/1314336/-Ellmers-tries-to-add-context-to-advice-that-GOP-bring-it-down-to-a-woman-s-level outreach to women] by ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends