BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 5/08/13
20 people met at the Yankee Clipper Library here to hear two leading “No Drones” activists from Chicago.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 3/13/13
"Hands off our families, hands off our friends! Barry Jonas, this must end!"
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/23/13
Joe Iosbaker, of the Anti War Committee here, denounced Pentagon plans, Feb. 23, to place a new drone base in West African country of Niger.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/25/13
“Fitzgerald doesn’t belong on the Board of Trustees. He’s against the right to dissent, and he’s responsible for some of the worst persecution of Palestinians in the US,” stated Joe Iosbaker of the Committee Against Political Repression in a statement to gathered news media, on Jan 24.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/10/12
Joe Iosbaker, a leader of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) and one of the main organizers of the massive march on the NATO summit, gave an important speech June 30, summing up the some of the lessons of the anti-NATO protest.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/07/12
Once again bowing to public pressure, on April 4 the city of Chicago granted permits for a rally and march against the NATO summit planned here in May.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/19/12
Fight Back! interviews Joe Iosbaker, the Chicago spokesperson for the United Antiwar Coalition, on the protest that will coincide with the NATO/G8 Summit that is scheduled for May 19.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/22/11
The City of Chicago bowed to pressure from a growing movement against war and cutbacks. After months of denying organizers permits to protest , the Public Building Commission of Chicago wrote that, “…yes, Daley Plaza will be open to public assembly and public activity during the G8/NATO Summits in May 2012.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/15/11
NATO and the G8 will meet in Chicago in five months. A broad coalition of groups, including Occupy Chicago, is supporting a call for permits to march when all the heads of state are in town.
BY staff | Chicago. IL | 12/13/11
After months of avoiding organizers planning the protests against the NATO and G8 Summit next spring, Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally got an earful Dec. 13.