The in-studio guests are the Chicago Teachers Union’s political and legislative director Stacy Davis Gates and the President of the union of Chicago charter teachers, Chris Baehrend.
Sitting in as co-host this week was producer and master of all things Lumpen Radio, Jamie Trecker.
I am in Brooklyn this weekend, with family, attending granddaughter’s middle school graduation.
I missed a great show.
If you noticed, a common theme running through many of our Hitting Left discussions is the future of the city, who is the city for, who benefits and who suffers from the loss of schools and the loss of our industrial base?
It was the topic of conversation again on episode #20.
A brand new multi-million dollar high school is being built in the Englewood community of Chicago along with a Whole Foods and a Starbucks.
Meanwhile four existing high schools are being closed.
What does this mean for the people who currently live in Englewood?
That is a big part of this discussion.