#NoNATO: Occupy Journalists Stopped, Searched, Handcuffed & Interrogated at Gunpoint

Cross-posted from: Kevin Gosztola Under cover of the night around twelve police cars stopped five journalists when they were heading back to where they are staying in Chicago during the NATO summit. All five have been covering protests against the NATO summit for the past few days. The five journalists included Luke Rudkowksi, who streams [...]

National Lawyers Guild Condemns Preemptive Chicago Police Raids & Unlawful Searches on the Streets

Chicago, IL - Early morning house raid in Bridgeport and harassment of activists indicates intolerance of free speech rights. The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) condemns a preemptive police raid that took place at approximately 11:30pm Wednesday in the Bridgeport neighborhood, and instances of harassment on the street, in which Chicago police are unlawfully detaining, searching, [...]

Adbusters Tactical Briefing #26: Anarchic Swarms – The Emerging Model

Hey you wild cats, dreamers, redeemers, horizontals, The stage is set for a climactic showdown in Chicago. The crisis of capitalism is deepening. Youth unemployment has reached 50% in Spain and Greece… 30% in Portugal and Italy… 22% in the UK… almost 20% in the US. Hundreds of millions of people around the world are [...]

Adbusters Tactical Briefing – Showdown in Chicago

Hey you redeemers, rebels and radicals out there, Against the backdrop of a global uprising that is simmering in dozens of countries and thousands of cities and towns, the G8 and NATO will hold a rare simultaneous summit in Chicago this May. The world’s military and political elites, heads of state, 7,500 officials from 80 [...]