1. Schoolidarity Trailer 1

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    from Andrew Friend / Added

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    Through the eyes of public school teachers fighting for the benefit of all their students, SCHOOLIDARITY tells the interwoven story of the two most significant workers' rights struggles of our time: the weeks-long 2011 mass occupation of the Wisconsin capitol, and the Chicago teachers strike of 2012. SCHOOLIDARITY provides a history of the issues surrounding the privatization of urban public schools in the US. By documenting the ascent of the activist teacher caucus CORE, Chicago's public schools crisis is analyzed through the lens of the assault on public sector unions, where defeats are just as important to study as victories in order to insure education justice for all.

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    • (A Walk Through) The Chicago Teachers Union Strike Rally

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      from Anti Savior Films / Added

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      This is day one of the CTU's Strike Rally Downtown Chicago. Walking through a sea of teachers, students, parents, supporters, People! An inspiring act of resistance to the increasingly privatized, neoliberalized education system in Chicago that is and has been failing communities, but specifically Black and Brown communities. The Strike's braveness and boldness, despite MANY people denouncing it, helped wake people up. It forced people to Stop and educate themselves on an aspect of our society that seems to be trampled over leading to misinformed people. Rahm was relentless on his attacks on the Strike even threatening to sue the CTU. The People of Chicago's strength was shown. The Strike is currently suspended after a week and a half of Strike...

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      • Teachers Are Heroes

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        from Occupy Riverwest / Added

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        The Overpass Light Brigade made a visit to Chicago recently in support of the striking Chicago teachers and public education.

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