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Striking for the city we deserve

Gala M. Pierce reports from Chicago on the April 1 day of action that brought together public school teachers with thousands of Chicagoans to challenge the austerity agenda.

The streets of Chicago were painted union red once again on April 1 as public school teachers, public-sector unionists, parents and students, and community members participated in a day of action to protest the austerity policies inflicted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.Read more