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Micah Uetricht is the deputy editor of Jacobin and host of Jacobin Radio's podcast The Vast Majority. He is the author of Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity and coauthor of Bigger than Bernie: How We Go from the Sanders Campaign to Democratic Socialism.
The Podesta emails show that Democratic power brokers won't reward labor's unwavering loyalty or record contributions.
Ahead of the Chicago teachers strike, we're reprinting Class Action: An Activist Teacher's Handbook — but only with your help.
With an authorization vote of 96 percent, the Chicago Teachers Union has signaled unequivocally that it's ready to strike again.
With a strike authorization vote this week, the Chicago Teachers Union has the chance to show the power of militant action and democratic organizing.
The Hand That Feeds shows the potential and challenges of low-wage worker organizing.
Will Karen Lewis run against Rahm Emanuel?
Karen Lewis should be the next mayor of Chicago.
How Chicago teachers took on neoliberal education reform.