-By Jeremy Segal
On Saturday, Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey participated in the International Socialist Organization Midwest Marxism Conference at Northwestern University. Much of the conference focused on the successful intervention and assistance by the ISO to the Chicago Teachers Union during the recent strike this fall.
On Monday Jesse Sharkey and the members of the International Socialist Organization and Party for Socialism and Liberation, along with Action Now (the new ACORN), lead a protest march in downtown Chicago. After Mr. Sharkey refused to answer any questions regarding his participation in the event, I asked NBC 5 Chicago’s Charlie Wojciechowski, if he would question the CTU VP at the socialist lead teachers march.
Wojcieckowski told me, “I’m working… We are doing something here… We are covering a protest.”…
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