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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/05/12
The White House announced, today, March 5, that the G8 summit, scheduled for Chicago on May 19-20, will be moved to Camp David, although the NATO summit will still take place in Chicago. Joe Iosbaker, an organizer of the protest stated, “We are going to march on the warmaker’s summit. They are changing their plans, but we will not change our plan to oppose those who are waging wars on abroad, while impoverishing us at home.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/12/12
In a surprise move Jan. 12, the City of Chicago granted permits to the Coalition Against NATO/G8 War and Poverty Agenda (CANG8) for a rally and march on May 19. CANG8 is mobilizing against the summits of NATO and the G8 occurring in Chicago that weekend.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/17/11
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has again refused to guarantee the First Amendment right to protest in Chicago.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/15/11
Fight Back! interviews Joe Iosbaker, the Chicago spokesperson for the United Anti War Coalition, on the protests that will coincide with the NATO/G8 Summit that is scheduled for May, 2012.
BY Mick Kelly | Chicago, IL | 9/01/11
More than 200 activists from 73 organizations met at the Kent College of Law here, Aug. 28, to lay the groundwork for massive protests at the G8 and NATO summit is scheduled for May of 2012.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/11
Organizers from across the country are meeting in Chicago, August 28, to plan major protests at the joint G8/NATO summit in May.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/29/11
People from two dozen organizations attended a press conference here, July 28, in front of the office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. They were there with one immediate goal: to demand permits to march on the May 2012 summit of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and the G8 (Group of Eight).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/18/11
On July 16, the Executive Board of Local 73 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) voted unanimously that anti-war protesters had the right to march against the NATO/G8 summit being held in Chicago in May of 2012.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/25/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following letter and resolution from the United National Antiwar Committee (UNAC). We urge all of our readers to join in this effort.
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