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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed ordinances aimed at keeping order during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits took a beating Tuesday from a coalition of unions, religious leader, and community organizers. They say the new restrictions include tough...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel today said he erred last month when he said tighter protest rules and higher fines for thwarting police would be temporary measures designed just for a pair of spring meetings of international leaders in Chicago."I misspoke, and I...
Tuesday is the first official day to file an application for a permit to demonstrate against Chicago’s G8 and NATO summits. Petitioners were lining up outside the Transportation Department Office at City Hall where the petitions are filed. They...
Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president. Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...
When the G-8 and NATO protests kick off next spring, Daley Plaza will likely be the starting point. After initially rejecting an anti-war group's application to hold a rally at one of Chicago's primary gathering spots in the Loop, the city's Public...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel wants to raise fines for resisting police as the city gears up for anticipated protests that will come with the G8 and NATO summits to be held in Chicago next May. Protesters found guilty of resisting a police officer or aiding...
Clout StreetProtesters expected to descend on Chicago for the NATO and G8 meetings that will bring international leaders to Chicago this spring will have a chance to air their grievances, but order will be maintained in the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today....
Tags: Chicago Mayor, Garry McCarthy, NATO, Activism, Rahm Emanuel
The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing. Boding well for the effort is that former...
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has built a who's who roster of Chicago business leaders to help him raise millions in President Barack Obama's backyard. Romney's Illinois finance committee, which has 22 members, is led by Goldman Sachs...
Change of SubjectA roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Thom Clark (Community Media Workshop), Kimbriell Kelly (Chicago...
World NowJapan, nuclear, tsunami, earthquake, Fukushima: Japanese officials hushed up a government report last year warning that tens of millions of people might need to evacuate if the Fukushima nuclear crisis took a turn for the worse, the Associated Press...
The G-8 and NATO summits being held in May in Chicago are expected to draw thousands of protesters, and Christie Hefner had heard that some local CEOs were being told by their senior staff to "get out of town" that week to avoid them. The warnings were...
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