“We had no real choice,” says an orchestra member.
The UIC prof and former factory worker has no nostalgia for the days of middle-class manufacturing jobs.
The entire orchestra will play together in Woodlawn.
This week Painters District Council #14 launched a picket at 1000 W. Washington, owned by Lieberman Management Company.
United Here Local One and its hospitality workers are demanding year-round health care as part of their contract.
Labor firebrand Joe Hill wrote some of the most enduring anthems in the IWW’s Little Red Songbook—and today’s activists carry on his legacy.
What if Illinois workers responded to austerity measures the way French workers did this week?
“Thousands of Chicagoans will be looking for a ride to work, so We Need YOU to help us move Chicago,” the company wrote in an email.
David Royko drove a cab and an Uber—and disliked both.
Local news outlets are reporting that the CPS teachers’ strike is off
School’s out for . . . well, we’re not sure exactly
The state’s biggest charter school operator calls the teachers union “totally irresponsible and reckless”
Sergei Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible vs. Everything Is Terrible!
The humor in Sergei Eisenstein’s first feature, Strike (1925).
American Blues Theater revives Clifford Odets’s 1935 one-act