Chicago Independent Television for August: More on NATO Summit 2012
Chicago Independent Television is the monthly TV series of the Chicago Independent Media Center.
ON THE SHOW IN AUGUST 2012: MORE ON THE 2012 NATO SUMMIT PROTESTS
We devote this episode to our continuing coverage of the protests and events surrounding the Chicago 2012 NATO summit.
Noam Chomsky on Why Protest NATO
Last May, tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets in response to the NATO summit being held in Chicago. Just before the summit, the Chicago Independent Media Center solicited a statement from the esteemed professor Noam Chomsky on the significance of protesting NATO. This was his response.
NATO Protesters Clash with Police
The NATO summit that took place in Chicago last May wrapped up on Sunday, May 20, 2012. On that final day of the summit, police confronted protesters. Here is a video from the front lines of that march.
Activists Condemn Police Violence
Just after last May's NATO summit wrapped up, Chicago activists held a press conference. Here are some statements from protesters at the press conference:
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