Monthly Archives: June 2010

G20 in Toronto:Police abuses trigger huge street battles

On the first day of the G20 protests, police went out o their way to keep peaceful protesters-especially First Nations and immigrant supporters-from embarassing the government and capitalists. That night, there were three police raids on activist homes. After police … Continue reading

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HLS protest draws low-level police harassment

On June 23, protesters opposing three DC HLS customers in 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW in DC Ave ran into harassment from a cop demanding that everyone keep walking in a circle. Guess Bayer, one of three HLS customer Big Pharmas … Continue reading

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Another BP gas station Protest in DC

On the 19th of June, protesters showed up outside the BP at 13th and N sts in DC, protesting BP’s mammoth oil spill in the Gulf. WSQT Radio coverage This protest is not against any one franchise of BP.This protest … Continue reading

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June 16: HLS protesters call out Bayer for IG Farben past

Bayer, Novartis and Astra-Zenica are all customers of puppy-killing Huntingdon Life Sciences, a contract animal testing laboratory in New Jersey. On the 16th of June, all three received another round of protests at their combined DC lobbying headquarters at 701 … Continue reading

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Pride Parade marches while city closes another Gay club

On June 12, the “Capitol Pride” (GLBT pride) parade marched through what once was DC’s traditional Gay neighborhood centered around Dupont Circle. That same weekend, it was reported in the Washington Blade that the DCBRA has temporarily ordered Zigfields/Secrets closed! … Continue reading

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Protest at BP gas station

On the 12th of June, protesters showed up at the BP gas station at 14th and Euclid Streets NW. New logos were added to the gas pumps showing a skull and crossbones inside BP’s hypocritical “Green Sun” logo. While standing … Continue reading

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Reportback from June 10 DC HLS protests

On the 10th of June, 4 DC offices of Big Pharmas that are customers of puppy-killing Huntingdon Life Sciences got yet another round of protests. Novartis and Astra-Zenica in 700 Penn Ave NW, Sanofi-Aventis in 800 Penn Ave, and Bristol-Myers … Continue reading

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