Meet Rahm Emanuel’s Other Election Day Challenger

The 2012 teachers strike, helmed by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), is rightly seen as a watershed moment in Chicago politics. But the genesis of United Working Families stretches back further, says Amisha Patel, executive director of Grassroots Illinois Action, the political arm of a union-community coalition and one of the major players in the city’s progressive politics.

Media Outlet: 
The Nation
Author: 
Micah Uetricht
Published Date: 
04/06/2015