Thursday, March 28, 2013

100 Arrested at Union Protest of Mayor Emanuel

Chicago is set to close 54 public schools to help close a $1 billion budget gap. Yesterday teacher's unions gathered downtown to protest the closings, including acts of civil disobedience which led to over 100 arrests.

Video of the protests suggests that most of the crowd's ire was directed at Mayor Rahm Emanuel. When Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis mentioned the Mayor during her speech to the crowd, they booed loudly.........

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