Leid Stories Stories and news that affect us all

September 14, 2012  

Significant progress in the Teachers Strike. Stacy Davis Gates, legislative and political director, updates us.

Thoughts about the violence unfolding in the middle east.

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September 13, 2012  

More on the teacher's strike - with Stacy Davis, legislative and political director of the Chicago Teachers Union.

Also Professor Michael Dawson, who teaches political science at the University of Chicago, and director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture.

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September 12, 2012  

History teacher and strike leader Jen Johnson on the Chicago teacher's union strike.

Also, commentary on voting in battleground states

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September 11, 2012  

Is it more important to focus on the internal failures surrounding 911, or, as Presidents Bush and Obama have done, on terrorism? Startling revelations, unanswered questions, plus your calls.

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September 10, 2012  

Talking about elections with guest Dr David Bositis of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

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September 7, 2012  

I want us to feel confident with the idea that this is how things start. We should not deflect from hard realities that exist, we should not deny them, we should not avoid the contradictions even within our own communities.

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September 6, 2012  

Whether the RNC or the DNC, this is one big sales job, to produce a convenient amnesia about the fact that both parties are increasingly irrelevant. Our task is to begin a different discussion, and to articulate our own realities, but in the context of some kind of solution.

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September 5, 2012  

Thoughts on the DNC, the election, voting, and democracy: what your vote REALLY means.

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September 4, 2012  

Inaugural show of Utrice Leid's "Leid Stories," discussing news and ideas that affect us all, plus your calls.

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