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Chicago Public School Teachers On The Road To Striking

Chicago Teachers Union holds an informational picket- photo courtesy CTU

Chicago schools may be in recess soon if the city doesn’t bargain in good faith with its teachers. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) could legally begin striking after most schools enter their second week of classes. Milwaukee teachers have been asked to join the strike. Continue Reading →

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MN Voter Restriction Amendment Would be ‘Double Whammy’ for African-American Seniors

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Marchers against the controversial voter restriction amendment on the November ballot gathered for a demonstration. These opponents compare the amendment to voting restrictions in the civil rights era. Continue Reading →

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Tribal IDs Might Not Be Valid If MN Voter Restriction Amendment Passes

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Former Minneapolis School Board member and citizen of the White Earth Nation Peggy Flanagan says her tribal ID may be invalid if Minnesota voter restriction constitutional amendment passes. She’s prepared to take legal action if it passes. Continue Reading →

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Voting Rights Should Have Been Resolved During Civil Rights Era

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An attack on voting rights is an emotional issue for Dr. Josie Johnson, a veteran of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s. Johnson spoke about the consequences of Voter Photo ID legislation during a town hall meeting sponsored by Congressman Keith Ellison. Continue Reading →

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100,000 Conversations, 100 Days To Vote NO Say Marriage Amendment Foes

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MN United for All Families is making a big push to get more numbers on their side. Getting people to vote no isn’t about numbers or economics-Minnesotans, they feel, need to look around to see how this will affect those in their everyday life. Continue Reading →

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