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Chicago Teachers Union delegation praises Maduro, socialism during trip to Venezuela

Three teachers and a union organizer flew to Venezuela to study the country’s successes in government and education in person, and now they’re taking heat for using the union’s name “on what appears to be a state-chaperoned propaganda tour.”

Chicago teacher and member of the Chicago Teachers Union, Karen Moody, is among dozens of union teachers who are complaining about a self-described “CTU Delegation to Venezuela” last month that’s distorting reality in the failed South American state to tout the alleged successes of socialism.

“I am appalled a delegation representing themselves as CTU went to Venezuela, not to support striking teachers, not to object to human rights violations, but to go on what appears to be a state-chaperoned propaganda tour,” Moody told the Chicago Tribune.

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