2 Articles by: Alex Han

Alex Han is the executive director of In These Times magazine and a longtime labor, community, and political organizer.

Karen Lewis Met Her Moment

When Karen Lewis and her Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators took power in the Chicago Teachers Union in 2010, the landscape for labor in her city and country was bleak. She rose to the moment — and helped transform what was politically possible for a teachers’ union and the labor movement as a whole to accomplish.