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Nurses lead thousands in Chicago anti-NATO march (PHOTOS)

Saturday, May 19, 2012



Nurses lead thousands in Chicago anti-NATO march (PHOTOS)

Thousands of protesters took to Chicago’s streets ahead of the NATO summit due to kick off there on Sunday. National Nurses United teamed up with trade unions and the Occupy movement to form a mass rally in the Windy City.

­The NNU members demanded a Robin Hood tax to be introduced on banks’ financial transactions. That demand was rather a supplement to the protest against proposals to cut back nurses pensions.

“We've worked 30 years for them and don't want to get rid of them,” said Deb Holmes, a nurse at a hospital in Worcester..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/usa/news/chicago-nato-summit-nurses-655/

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