Monday, May 21, 2012

Thousands begin NATO protest march through Chicago

Thousands of demonstrators upset with the war in Afghanistan, climate change and the erosion of union rights marched through downtown Chicago on Sunday, taking their discontent on a wide range of issues to world leaders assembled for a NATO summit.
The protest, one of the city's largest in years, was to end at the lakeside convention center hosting the two-day meeting.
Some are calling for the dissolution of NATO, the 63-year-old military alliance that is holding its 25th formal meeting in Chicago. It was the first time the gathering had been held in a U.S. city other than Washington.
Read more: Chron


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