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Chicago is often considered the "policy lab" for the nation. This is more relevant now than ever as the key players in national politics are from the city of big shoulders. Keep your eye on us.

Groups: Chicago Kossacks

Diaries published: 74 (295 days since last diary on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 08:50 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 98 (295 days since last comment on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 08:50 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 659

Total Comment Ratings: 16

Most Recommended Diary: Parents and Educators Pack Hearing to Oppose Turnaround of Chicago School, 63 comments, 74 recommends

People Following Tristero 312: 10

Tristero 312's Most Recent Diaries:

The Chicago Tribune supports -- or at least gives a pass -- to programs that put unlicensed teachers in front of students. That’s why their recent series on teacher licensure is surprising. On ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 08:50 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Bruce Rauner is a scary man. He's a billionaire running for Illinois governor. The man is so odious that for the first time in my voting life, I am pulling a Republican ballot in the primary to vote ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Via @KenzoShibata at the Huffington Post : I was outside the Chicago Teachers Union offices that Sunday night, Sept. 9, 2012 -- camera in hand -- as CTU President Karen Lewis declared to the media,
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 09:44 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Chicago City Council Member George Cardenas in a tweet today advocated for the use of military drones to ensure "Safe Passage" for Chicago Public School students from their homes to their new schools,
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 02:44 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
This summer, Chicago Teachers Union is training parents, students, and rank-and-file members to organize against the draconian cuts made to education by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Juan Williams on Trayvon Martin's murder: I think it is race. I ink that it is -- actually not in the trial but it is in us as the American people because remember, the media initially libeled Mr. ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 12:20 PM PDT with 2 Recommends

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