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As the NATO summit draws increasingly closer, Chicagoans are preparing for an influx of people traveling to protest the international gathering.

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

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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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Occupy Chicago is a spawn of the Occupy Wall Street movement, which originated in New York City.

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Protesters storm the 5th floor of City Hall, and take on Chicago financial exchanges. Paris Schutz has the latest on a day of demonstrations.

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Economist Jeffrey Sachs Image credit: European Parliament / Pietro Naj-Oleari

Reclaiming power from Wall Street corporations, as well as higher taxes on the rich, are at the center of a new book called The Price of Civilization. We talk with New York Times best-selling author Jeffrey Sachs. 

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Protests by the Occupy Chicago group continue for a 26th day despite weekend arrests of more than 175 supporters. Ash-har Quraishi has the story.

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Their numbers are growing. The self-named "Occupy" protestors are upset about the economy and unemployment. But who are they? Elizabeth Brackett talks to some of the organizers about this wave of anti-corporate protests.