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Scenes of Protest and Dedication From the NATO Summit

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Posted on May 21, 2012
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On Sunday, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars led thousands of people in a march on the NATO summit in Chicago, at the end of which 50 former soldiers renounced the wars by throwing their military service medals toward the building where leaders were gathered.

“Democracy Now!” captured speeches given by many of those former soldiers and spoke with Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran who nearly died at an Occupy Oakland protest when he was hit in the head with a projectile fired by a police officer. They also heard from members of the activist group Afghans for Peace as they marched alongside veterans in Chicago. —ARK

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By gerard, May 21, 2012 at 4:56 pm Link to this comment

These young people are miles ahead of us and our stubborn and misguided government. When will the Military/Industrial Complex ever learn? It appears they are the ones who most need reconciliation.

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