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John Laesch: Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

By John Laesch, Progressive Fox, November 9, 2013  Read more »

W/Video: Huffpo: Chicago School Board Votes To Allow 35 Per Classroom, 2,700 Teacher Layoffs Possible

Despite protests from students, parents and teachers, the Chicago School Board voted unanimously to allow Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman to make major changes to the system Tuesday.

The board approved Huberman's emergency budget plan, which could lead to 2,700 teacher layoffs and give district officials the power to raise class sizes to up to 35 students.  Read more »

Bill Bianchi: Obama/Democrats' Dilemma: Trying to Sell a Lemon

 

In his speech before Congress Wednesday night, President Obama did accomplish some positive things that will improve his political standing and shore up his political base, which had been eroding recently due to weakness in the face of attacks. But he and his party still face a serious, perhaps, insurmountable dilemma.  Read more »

How to end health insurance churn, Dr. Anne Scheetz

Nov 11 2014,Anne Scheetz in Common Dreams
 

With the Affordable Care Act’s new enrollment period starting on Nov.

The Horrifying Story Out of Mexico

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No wonder they're happy in Denmark.

Living Wages, Rarity for U.S.

Gather Signatures for Dianne Daleiden, Nov 4th.

Signatures for Daleiden:  Read more »

Why The Tea Party and European Right are Winning Elections-TRNN

 October 3, 14  From the Real News Network (TRNN)

In this interview, Michael Hudson explains our dilemma: There is no real left-wing alternative to the right   Read more »

Why Don't We Have Real Data on Charter Schools?

Pedro Noguera on September 24, 2014, The Nation  Read more »