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Occupier returns his war medals to NATO Generals

During the October 25 Occupy eviction in Oakland, Iraqi war veteran Scott Olsen was shot in the head with a bean bag gun by police, fracturing his skull, nearly killing him. Now out of hospital, he made the trek to #Occupychicago to join Iraqi Veterans Against the War in protest against the NATO generals.

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Moral Disconnect

Iraq Veterans Against the War organizer Aaron Hughes will be leading a column of veterans this Sunday at the NATO summit in Chicago where he’ll be returning the service medals he earned in Iraq. The one-time soldier is one of a growing number of American veterans standing up to their former NATO commanders. “Occupations don’t build democracy’s,” he says. Instead, people powered movements like the Arab Spring should be our guide.