|The "Phantom Ray," Boeing's new technology for illegal killing|
|Speakers also drew attention to a more than 60 million dollar tax|
break Boeing received to relocate to Chicago: this means that
Chicago taxpayer money is indirectly funding the development
of drone technology.
|"U.S. Drone Pilots Suicide Rate-DOUBLE other U.S. Military."|
A side effect of drone use hidden by whitewashed media accounts
that depict it as a "surgical" method for killing known terrorists.
|By drawing attention to tax breaks Boeing has received, demonstrators|
revealed that we are all stakeholders in the perpetuation of U.S. imperialism.
|"STOP DRONE TERROR"|
|Media were out in force to transmit the message: |
"BOEING KILLING CHILDREN."
|"MURDER FROM A DISTANCE IS STILL MURDER"|
|"BOEING: STOP MAKING WAR MACHINES"|
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Chicago demonstrators joined protests across the country to complete the April Days of Action Against Drones. GET INVOLVED IN THE BURGEONING MOVEMENT!
(See Boeing Has an Israel Problem . . . and Chicago Has a Boeing Problem)
"The U.S.'s use of drone warfare has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of children, many of whom live in countries where we have not declared war, yet Boeing has decided to pursue a Navy contract for the prototype for the next combat drone. This is unacceptable", said Kait McIntyre of the Chicago Anti-War Committee (AWC), at the annual stockholders' meeting of the Boeing Corporation.
(See Activists Challenge Boeing to Disinvest from Drone Research)
(See Taking the NO DRONES! Message to the Masses at Chicago's Air & Water Show for full details.)