Mic­ah Uet­richt is a labor orga­niz­er in Chica­go and a con­tribut­ing edi­tor at In These Times who has writ­ten for Salon, the Amer­i­can Prospect and Jacobin. He is at work on a book on the Chica­go Teach­ers Union.

Jas­son Perez is a native Chicagoan who has worked as a com­mu­ni­ty and union orga­niz­er for 11 years. He is a field orga­niz­er for SEIU Local 73, a mem­ber of Stone Soup Coop­er­a­tive, and a mem­ber of the hip hop group BBU. 

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