Bill O'Reilly's been on a hell of a tear this week attacking the Occupy Wall Street movement. On this Monday's show, he was calling them "terrorists" because a protester was giving him a hard time while watching a show on Broadway. Our friends over at News Hounds have more on that and O'Reilly's double standard when it comes to what sort of protesters he likes.
Tom Morello sings "Stray Bullets" with Iraq Veterans Against War during the #NoNATO rally in Chicago on May 20, 2012. The sound system had stopped working at the start of the rally, but Morello came down into the crowd and finished the song
Tracey Pollock, a credentialed photographer for The UpTake, is attacked by police in Chicago during an anti-NATO protest on Saturday. Before the attack, police were using their bicycles as weapons to force back the crowd which was staging a march without a permit.
The first live on-location Moment of Clarity comes to you from the NATO protests in Chicago.
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! sat down and talked with Scott Olsen in Chicago on March 20th, right after he and other fellow veterans tossed their military service medals during the #NoNATO protests. Goodman: We're joined at the NATO
Tall Tale Productions filmed the action in Chicago between May 18 - May 21st, and put together this great five minute compilation set to music.
Scenes From #NoNATO Protests in Chicago on May 20, 2012...
Here's a clip from CNN's live coverage of the No NATO protests on Sunday in Chicago. At about 5:45 into the video, CNN finally takes a closer look at the police beating protesters with batons and a shocked Don Lemon wonders aloud, "Does anyone deserve that?"
In Chicago on Sunday, nearly 50 U.S. military veterans at an anti-NATO rally in Chicago threw their service medals into the street, an action they said symbolized their rejection of the U.S.-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They said they're proud of the men and women with whom they served, but not of missions they were asked to perform.
Tim Pool's livestream is catching the situation live in Chicago. Follow him @Timcast on Twitter, as well as #NoNATO for more updates. Reports on Twitter that either the US Military or National Guard are in the area on standby. National Guard seems more likely.
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