Author: Rebecca Burns

Rebecca Burns is an award-winning investigative reporter. She is a contributing editor at In These Times. Follow her on Twitter @rejburns.

  • Chicago Teachers Transform the City and the Labor Movement

    Chicago teachers and staff returned to the classrooms Friday November 1st, after more than two weeks on strike. Their walkout lasted longer than the city’s landmark 2012 strike, as well as those in Los Angeles and Oakland earlier this year. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike also lasted long enough for the season’s first snowstorm … Keep reading »