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LOCAL ANTI-WAR : BREAKING NEWS: Peace Activists Lock Down Boeing Headquarters to Oppose War Profiteering

Chris Geovanis/CIMC
Peace activists shackled themselves together, blocked escalators and chanted anti-war pleas at the downtown Chicago headquarters of Boeing Corporation Thursday morning to protest the aviation giantís role in the upcoming war on Iraq. Chicago police reportedly initially barred corporate and independent reporters from documenting the arrests, and 1st District chief John Risley threatened to have a Chicago IMC reporter arrested for covering the action. Protesters have vowed to step up non-violent civil disobedience to stem the Bush administration's push for full-scale war on Iraq -- and to intensify public pressure on war profiteers like Boeing. Read more.

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