Politics

"Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%"

Kari Lydersen

About the Program

In "Mayor 1%," Kari Lydersen argues that Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel represents the wealthy and powerful in the city and has demonstrated an inability to empathize with the working class and poor.  During this event held at Haymarket Brewery in Chicago, Ms. Lydersen discusses the book with Ben Joravsky (Chicago Reader), Amisha Patel (Gressroots Collaborative), and Brandon Johnson (Chicago Teachers Union).    

About the Authors

Kari Lydersen

Kari Lydersen, a Chicago-based journalist, worked for the Washington Post's Midwest bureau from 1997-2009.  Her books include "Shoot an Iraqi" and "Revolt on Goose Island."  For more, visit: karilydersen.com.     


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"Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%"

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