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Talking Teamster

To the editors: Michael Miner opted to do a cutesy bit in Hot Type on January 3 when he commented on the victory of reform-candidate Ron Carey, who won over entrenched Leadership in the Teamsters. Instead of interviewing dissident Teamsters in Chicago, he chose to list the Italianate names of many Teamster leaders and their […]

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Savage Inequities

To the editors: I agree 1,000 percent with Peter Scheirer and Gary Orfield [Neighborhood News, October 18] that society must change before our schools improve. One doesn’t have to be a Marxist to realize we have a two-tiered system of education, for the very rich and the very poor. We have a class-based society hardened […]