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Rev. Jesse Jackson at NATO Protests: "People Are Searching for Alternatives to War"

 
 
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Rev. Jesse Jackson of the Rainbow PUSH coalition joined Iraq Veterans Against the War and Afghans For Peace at the head of Sunday’s anti-NATO march in Chicago. "People are here are from around the world searching for alternatives for war," Rev. Jackson says. "Now [the U.S.] seeks to expand a long-term commitment to Afghanistan — $2 billion to $4 billion a week while we’re laying off transit workers, closing schools hospitals. We can’t afford it — it’s a mission not worthy of the investment."

 

 

Democracy Now / By Amy Goodman

Posted at May 21, 2012, 8:10am

 
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