A demonstration outside the Fort Hood main gate honored soldiers who have committed suicide due to trauma inflicted in combat.
One by one, they threw their medals toward the generals and statesmen behind the high barricades surrounding the NATO Summit in Chicago.
Carrying furniture from a foreclosed home through the streets, protesters marched on Citibank and the Cook County Sheriff.
The city's huge Latino community linked what the military alliance is doing worldwide to the violence and foreclosures they face in their neighborhood.
Right off the bat, the war in Afghanistan and U.S. military spending are two of the biggest items people are rejecting.