May 21, 2012


A couple headed to a NATO dinner banquet hurry to pass NoNATO protesters held back by Chicago police on May 20, 2012.


Police keep guard at Rahm Emanuel's house as NoNATO protesters gather outside on May 20, 2012.


A NoNATO protester receives medical attention to an injury after Chicago police brutally attack protesters on May 20, 2012.


Photos from #OccupySmallStreet in action at Perry Street Festival in Melbourne on May 20, 2012.


A woman is arrested during a street demonstration ahead of the NATO Summit on May 20, 2012.


A protester is taken to an ambulance after being injured after clashes with Chicago police during the NATO Summit in Chicago.


Tom Morello sings Stray Bullets to the Iraq Veterans Against the War on May 20, 2012.


A NoNATO protester carries a "NATO KILLS" sign in Chicago on May 20, 2012.


An aerial view of NoNATO protest marchers in Chicago on May 20, 2012.


A sea of blue Chicago police gather ahead of NoNATO protest clashes.


A Chicago policeman explains to protesters that they will not be allowed to proceed in the direction they are headed, south, I believe. I'm not sure if the super-hero looking person is a protester or if the police are trying out new riot gear.

Many more photos, but I think I'll save some for tomorrow. This post is already pretty heavy.

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.