A CODEPINK activist says that Chicago Mayor
Rahm Emanuel is spending $55 billion to stifle and to silence the voices of the
"People have come from around the world to protest this organization called NATO," Tighe Barry, a CODEPINK Activist, made the remarks in an exclusive interview with Press TV's U.S. Desk on Saturday.
"NATO is merely a front group for
He added that they were in a park in Chicago and were protesting the closure of mental health facilities and planned to walk to Rahm Emanuel's [home], the city of Chicago's Mayor, and "demand that he starts directing the money that he is paid for, by the taxpayer in Chicago, and in Illinois, to their proper places such as education, making new jobs, opening up new hospitals instead of closing hospitals that already exist."