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Voice of Art – Iraq Veterans Against the War, Pt. 3

Published on Jul 13, 2012 by iamOTHER Follow Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) artists as they plan to lead a march of 20,000 protesters at the NATO summit in Chicago. There veterans and service members throw back their Global War on Terror medals in symbolic protest of the hypocrisy and failed military policies of the US and […]

What Our Tax Dollars Pay For> In Billions

At the NATO Summit in Chicago last month, Northrop Grumman company received a 1.7 billion dollar contract to build five (only five!) new drones.  The CEO of Northrop Grumman is a member of that privileged group, the .01 percent (Brave New Foundation).

Video> NATO Is Army For Corporations Say MN Protesters

Published on May 29, 2012 by UpTakeVideo About 100 Minnesotans journeyed to Chicago on May 20, 2012 to participate with 20,000 others in protesting the meeting of NATO nations. The people were protesting the NATO military actions including a recent addition of drones to the NATO arsenal. Much of the general reporting was about the confrontations with the […]

NATO Summit Protest> Marching for a world without war and poverty

Marching for a world without war and poverty Nicole Colson reports on the mobilization from around the country to send a message of resistance against the world leaders responsible for war and austerity. May 21, 2012   socialistworker.org Thousands march against war and austerity in Chicago as the NATO summit begins SOME 15,000 protesters took to […]

Video> Tom Morello and Tim McIlrath-Daley Plaza NATO protest- The Ghost of Tom Joad

Published on May 22, 2012 by theblackandbluepress Tom Morello and Tim Mcilrath playing Bruce Springsteen’s The Ballad of Tom Joad @ the National Nurses United rally prior to the NATO summit in Chicago. For more coverage go to http://theblackandbluepress.blogspot.co

May 20 NATO protest – Peoples’ victory over overwhelming police repression

May 20 NATO protest – Peoples’ victory over overwhelming police repression International Action Center   May 23, 2012 The International Action Center congratulates the Coalition Against NATO/G8 War and Poverty Agenda (CANG8) for a well-organized, powerful united mass rally with a focused message against NATO, NATO’s wars, growing repression and the disastrous cuts in every […]

Video> Rally Against the NATO Summit

Published on May 23, 2012 by chicantv On May 20, 2012, protestors gather for a rally in Chicago’s Grant Park in opposition of the NATO Summit. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com.    To sign up for WAMMToday’s weekly summary of […]

My Story> A Report from the No NATO protest in Chicago on May 20, 2012

Warning:  You may find this boring.  There’s no violence in it, so of course the corporate media would not be interested in publishing it. My Story, A Report from the No NATO protest in Chicago on May 20, 2012 By Sue Ann Martinson with Mary Beaudoin   May 22, 2012 I have been reading a […]

NATO orders five new drones worth $1.7bn

NATO orders five new drones worth $1.7bn  May 23, 2012    Updated 2 days ago   From Web Edition    TheNews WASHINGTON: Northrop Grumman Corp said on Sunday it had signed a $1.7 billion contract with NATO for a new surveillance and intelligence system that will include five high-altitude unmanned Global Hawk planes and transportable […]

Should NATO Exist? Democracy Now! Debate on Alliance’s Purpose, Afghan War’s Future

Published on May 22, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – As NATO concludes its largest-ever summit in Chicago, we host a debate on whether the trans-Atlantic military alliance should exist at all and its new agreement to hand over control to Afghan forces next year. “When you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail — when you’re a […]

Josh Stearns> Photos of Journalist Abuse and Arrests at the NATO Summit

Photos of Journalist Abuse and Arrests at the NATO Summit by Josh Stearns  May 21, 2012   Storify I spent the weekend tracking reports of press suppression and journalist arrests in Chicago at the rallies, marches and protests surrounding the NATO summit. See more photos and videos here. Pic: photojournalist injured during today’s protests #NONATO http://pic.twitter.com/L7aZVieA  Amber Lyon  […]

Links to media> Chicago No NATO protests

Editor’s note:  This list contains some of the media that has come to WAMMToday’s attention, but by no means is intended to be comprehensive. Here is a link to the Chicago Tribune’s gallery of photos for the day.  They specialize in confrontation, and have very little about the pre-march activity or the march itself.  Jennie, […]

Protesters March to Boeing Headquarters as NATO Summit Continues

Protesters March to Boeing Headquarters as NATO Summit Continues – Common Dreams staff    Published on Monday, May 21, 2012 by Common Dreams Protesters headed down Lake Street toward #Boeing. (Photo: via TwitPic / YFrog / NBC Chicago) In a second day of protest, people gathered this morning for a planned march from Chicago’s Union Park […]

Tom Burke> 15,000 march against NATO in Chicago

15,000 march against NATO in Chicago By Tom Burke |  May 21, 2012    FightBackNews Carlos Montes, Los Angeles activist targeted by FBI repression, at Chicago anti-NATO protest. (Fight Back! News/Staff) The contingent against political repression lines up to march against NATO in Chicago. Chicago, IL – In the largest anti-war protest ever held in […]

Video> Democracy Now!> Scott Olsen, U.S. Vet Who Nearly Lost Life at Occupy Protest, Brings Antiwar Message to NATO Summit

Published on May 21, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – We’re joined at the NATO summit in Chicago by Scott Olsen, who survived two tours in Iraq but almost died when he was hit with a police projectile at an Occupy Oakland protest last year. Olsen returned four of his medals at Sunday’s antiwar march. When asked why he’s […]

Ready to Occupy? What You Need to Know about H.R. 347, the “Criminalizing Protest” Law

H.R. 347 Ready to Occupy? What You Need to Know about H.R. 347, the “Criminalizing Protest” Law Posted by Gabe Rottman, Washington Legislative Office  4/26/2012      ACLU Spring has sprung, the grass is riz . . . and the Occupy movement is about to ramp up again. Activists recently announced a general strike for May 1, and protests […]

Permit for May 20 NATO protest granted by city of Chicago

Permit for May 20 NATO protest granted by city of Chicago Six weeks until war-makers arrive in Chicago. By Staff | April 7, 2012 Read more articles in NATO-G8 Summit 2012 Editor’s Note: If you are from the Twin Cities area and would like to ride the bus to Chicago, click here. Chicago, IL – Once again […]

Belgium> 500 activists close NATO

Belgium> 500 activists close NATO   [Editor’s Note: Below are articles from DeWereldMorgen and Le Monde and links to other articles. Note the translation is literal via Google Translate, and therefore a bit rough.] by Keltoum Belorf    1 april 2012    http://w ww.dewereldmorgen.be/ Today, about 500 peace activists from more than ten European countries  are taking part […]

Opposing NATO in Chicago May 19, 2012

Why Go to Opposing NATO in Chicago May 19, 2012? Uploaded by ChicagoClout on Jan 29, 2012 Many people are going to oppose NATO Summit in Chicago May 19, 2012. We made series of TV shows that will explain why folks are protesting the NATO G8 Summit. Occupy Chicago and others will attend the march that will leave […]