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Chicago Nato Summit

Rahm Investing Leftover NATO Money In Garden Initiatve

Posted 12.17.2012 | Chicago

A number of Chicago Public Schools will be seeing some green — in more ways than one — thanks to cash leftover from the city's hosting of the 2012...

Wrongful Arrest, Brutality Lawsuit Deluge Tarnishes Chicago Police NATO Glow

David Ormsby | Posted 08.15.2012 | Chicago
David Ormsby

There have been five wrongful arrest and brutality federal lawsuits filed against 19 Chicago Police officers in the last 60 days. For those who were actually charged, the charges were dropped, and it has all been ignored by the Chicago media.

10 Takeaways From the Anti-NATO Demonstrations, Part 1

Mark Cassello | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

While the cloistered glitz of the NATO summit and the publicized gore of the anti-NATO protests left an indelible mark on those who participated in these events, to most the NATO summit was unremarkable. But what have we learned?

Cut It Out: An Open Letter to Black Bloc Anarchists

Carl Gibson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Chicago
Carl Gibson

You didn't stop war, end capitalism, or even get close to the NATO summit. All you did was attract more riot police to an otherwise peaceful event, leading to kettlings, beatings and arrests. Way to go.

Andrea Stone

Obama Administration Spurned Chicago's Request For NATO Summit Emergency Supplies | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's administration refused a request from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to position a large cache of medical supplies in his city in...

Sending Sex Traffickers and Johns a Message Before NATO

Rachel Durchslag | Posted 07.17.2012 | Chicago
Rachel Durchslag

In preparation for NATO, both local law enforcement and the military are sending a message to pimps, traffickers and potential customers: If you buy sex in Chicago, there will be consequences for your crimes.

Pakistan To Attend NATO Summit

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS, May 15 (Reuters) - Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will attend a summit of NATO leaders in Chicago this weekend, the Pakis...

Chicago Police Buy Ear-Splitting 'Sound Cannon' Ahead Of Protests

Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

In preparation for the thousands of anti-war activists expected to protest outside the NATO summit in Chicago next week, the city has reportedly order...

Chicago Tax Dollars Go to Corporate Caviar

Amisha Patel | Posted 06.02.2012 | Chicago
Amisha Patel

Instead of raising funds for corporate junkets, World Business Chicago should put their vigor into raising $100 million for neighborhood jobs. A world-class city takes care of its neighborhoods.

Judge Upholds Denial Of NATO Protest Permit

Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago judge echoed Mayor Rahm Emanuel's concerns about allowing protesters to march through the city during the upcoming NATO Summit and struck do...

Activists' New NATO Protest Permit Denied By City

Posted 03.19.2012 | Chicago

Anti-war activists preparing to demonstrate against the NATO summit in Chicago this spring were denied a new permit for a march they hope to reschedul...

Dancing With the Taliban

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

In a tightening presidential contest, will President Sarkozy be forced to also pledge to bring French troops home this year to blunt his opponent's growing appeal?