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Nato G8 Protests

Rahm Emanuel: Obama Gave Me One Hour's Notice On G8 Move

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

After barely addressing the subject for several days, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday told the Chicago Sun-Times that the White House notified hi...

Obama Says G8 Move Was Not A Chicago Snub

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Chicago

On Monday, the White House seemingly surprised everyone when they announced that the upcoming G8 economic summit would be moved from Chicago to a pres...

G8 Summit Moved From Chicago To Camp David

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 05.05.2012 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- The White House abruptly announced Monday that it had scuttled plans to hold the upcoming G-8 economic summit in Chicago, and would inst...

Mayor Changes Tune About NATO, G8 Reimbursements

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

With massive protests and tight security planned for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits in Chicago, some area businesses are concerned about the impact ...

Chicago Police Horses To Wear 'Riot Gear' For NATO/G8 Summits

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Days after announcing that Chicago Police would get new riot gear, including 3,000 new face shields, in time for the NATO/G8 summits in May, Mayor Rah...

City Buys Pricey New Cop Shields For NATO/G8

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has an early Valentine's Day gift for Chicago police as they continue to prepare for the concurrent NATO and G8 summits tha...

WATCH: Notorious Hacktivists Call For NATO/G8 Protests

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Just more than three months out from the start of the concurrent NATO and G8 summits in Chicago, both private and public security are ramping up their...

Adbusters Puts Out Call For 50,000 NATO, G8 Protesters

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Adbusters, the activist magazine which was instrumental in spurring on the early stages of the Occupy movement this summer, has put out a call for 50,...

Rahm's NATO, G8 Proposals Overwhelmingly Approved By Council

Posted 01.19.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago City Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved two ordinances Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced to crack down on protests expected during t...

The Cost Of The NATO, G8 Summits

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

When President Obama announced that Chicago would be the first U.S. city outside of Washington, D.C. to ever host a NATO summit, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sa...

Activists Gather At City Hall To Protest NATO, G8 Ordinance

Posted 01.17.2012 | Chicago

As members of Occupy Chicago gathered at City Hall to decry Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plans for the NATO and G8 summits -- which will take place in Chicago...

Activists Fight New NATO, G8 Protest Rules

Posted 01.14.2012 | Chicago

A coalition comprising some 20 community and labor groups on Friday issued a public letter addressed to Chicago's City Council which outlined their co...

Chicago Releases More Details About NATO, G8 Summits

AP | By CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Chicago officials said Thursday they approved the first parade permit to protesters ahead of meetings set for May of the leading industrial...

Downtown Chicago Lockdown? NATO, G8 Summits To Restrict Loop Access

Posted 01.12.2012 | Chicago

Members of the Occupy movement and other protesters have already expressed frustration with new rules Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed for the upcoming...

Activists Prepping NATO, G8 Protest Permits May Sue City Over New Rules

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

Activists preparing to demonstrate against Chicago's concurrent hosting of the G8 and NATO summits at the city's McCormick Place in May applied for de...

Rahm Aims To Drastically Increase Fines For NATO, G8 Protesters

Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced a new ordinance that was drastically increase the fines potentially facing protesters of the NATO an...

Occupy Protesters Want Permits For NATO, G8 Summits

Posted 12.26.2011 | Chicago

Update: In a Wednesday press release, Occupy Chicago said the National Lawyer's Guild will be meeting with the City's Corporation Counsel to discuss a...