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NATO Summit’s Impact on Chicago

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Why is Chicago hosting the NATO summit? Who stands to benefit? What are the stakes if things go awry between protesters and police? Carol Marin and her guests have answers.

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NATO Summit’s Impact on Chicago
NATO Summit’s Impact on Chicago

Black Bloc

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What are black bloc protesters, and how is Chicago preparing for their violent tactics? Paris Schutz reports. 

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Black Bloc
Black Bloc

NATO Protests Will Send in the Clowns

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Clowns -- that's right, clowns -- are coming to Chicago this week to protest the "absurdity" of NATO.

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City Approves NATO Protest

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The city of Chicago has approved a permit for what's thought to be the largest anti-NATO rally being held by the Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda (CAN-G8.) Ash-har Quraishi has the latest.

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City Approves NATO Protest
City Approves NATO Protest

Latest NATO News

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Anti-NATO activists stage a demonstration, and then get arrested. Is it a prelude of what's to come? We have a full rundown of what to expect for the upcoming NATO summit.

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May 14, 2012 - Latest NATO News
May 14, 2012 - Latest NATO News

Occupy Chicago to Target Boeing

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Occupy Chicago protesters are kicking off their "10 Days of Action" this week, including plans to march without permits and "shut down" Boeing's North Riverside Plaza headquarters.

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NATO Protesters & NATO Reps Schedule Public Debate

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NATO protesters are meeting with NATO summit representatives on May 17 for an unprecedented one-hour public debate, according to protester Andy Thayer, organizer of The Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda (CANG8.)

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May Day Protests

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May Day protests lined the Loop on Tuesday in what could be construed as a dress rehearsal for NATO. How did the city do? Paris Schutz has the story.

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May Day Protests
May Day Protests

NATO Security Perimeter Leaked

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The NATO security perimeter around McCormick Place is disclosed. Does it protect protesters as well as NATO ministers? Carol Marin and her panel have the details.

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NATO Security Perimeter Leaked
NATO Security Perimeter Leaked

Rev. Jesse Jackson to Join NATO Protests

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Rev. Jesse Jackson says he plans to protest during the upcoming NATO summit.

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NATO Protesters Reach Deal with City

Both Sides Agree to May 20 Route

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Andy Thayer

After a series of legal tussles, the city and NATO protest groups agreed to a protest march route for the first day of the international summit.

 

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Andy Thayer

Andy Thayer

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Andy Thayer

Chicago denies a permit for anti-war protesters planning to march on the upcoming NATO summit. We talk with organizer Andy Thayer about how protesters still plan to take to the streets.

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Andy Thayer
Andy Thayer
Andy Thayer

NATO Protesters Lose Permit Appeal

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Anti-NATO protesters will not be able to march through the Loop during the NATO summit in May, an administrative judge ruled Thursday.

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Protests

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Thousands of protesters are coming to Chicago in May for the NATO summits. The White House’s decision to move the G-8 summit to Maryland’s Camp David didn't stifle protesters; they called it a victory. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pledged that protesters’ First Amendment rights would not be violated, but said he has rights, too.

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NATO Protesters Go To Court

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At an appeal hearing Tuesday, Chicago officials stood by their decision to deny protesters a permit to march through the Loop on the first day of the NATO summit.

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G-8 Summit Gets Pulled From Chicago

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The G-8 summit is not coming to Chicago and protesters are claiming victory. But NATO leaders are still on the way. What does it all mean for the city? Elizabeth Brackett has the details.

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G8 Summit Gets Pulled From Chicago
G8 Summit Gets Pulled From Chicago

Chicago G-8/NATO

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The G-8/NATO host committee is on the defensive as it lays out plans for the May events. Carol Marin and her panel have more.

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Chicago G8/NATO
Chicago G8/NATO
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