Battleground Chicago – by Stephen Lendman
Chicago police have an odious reputation for brutality. It’s well deserved. On Sunday, it showed up forcefully. The whole world watched.
Baton-wielding cops confronted protesters violently. Official policy is swing first, ask questions later, and blame victims for police thuggishness. More on that below.
On May 9, a National Writers Union (NWU) Chicago Chapter press release said:
“In 1968, the Democratic Party came to the City to nominate a president. What happened then became a part of Chicago’s history: a massive public uprising of protest against an unjust war and a corrupt political system that created a massive
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