NATO summit

70 reports of police misconduct on Sunday at NATO protest, says National Lawyers Guild

By: 
Yana Kunichoff | The Chicago Reporter

Now that the barricades are cleared from the streets, downtown traffic has resumed its sluggish pace and thousands of workers in the loop no longer have an excuse to take a day off, what is the legacy of the massive Sunday protest that brought out an estimated 15,000 people?

Rev. Jackson's endorsement of NATO protest strengthens bond between anti-poverty, anti-war groups

By: 
Yana Kunichoff | The Chicago Reporter

Since plans for the NATO summit in Chicago were announced, advocates working on issues of poverty in Chicago have found increasingly common cause with anti-war protesters.

The endorsement of the May 20 march against NATO earlier this month by Rev. Jesse Jackson, along with support from Rev. Phil Blackwell, National Nurses United and members of the Service Employees International Union, represents the latest stage in this collaboration.

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