Monthly Archives: July 2010

London: Greenpeace shuts down all BP gas stations

On the 27th of July, Greenpeace activists shut down all BP gas stations in London by confiscating the emergency shutdown switches, disconnecting the pumps. Stirring Audio coverage by WSQT Radio With the same part missing at every BP station, some … Continue reading

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SUVs get flat tires in Glover Park

After three months of BP’s oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, In the middle of the hottest July ever recorded in DC,the Washington Post is reporting that SUVs in Glover Park had their tires flattened. Audio:Do Elves walk among … Continue reading

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HLS July 18-22 Wrapup from WSQT Radio

On July 22, WSQT Direct Action Radio broadcast extended audio coverage of the July 18 and 19 HLS protests in DC. Intro to Huntingdon Life sciences and the campaign to shut them down Coverage of the July 18 home demos … Continue reading

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HLS Protesters storm Bristol-Myers Squibb after protesting other HLS customer offices

On Monday, the 19th of July, as the big Animal Rights 2010 conference was wrapping up, dozens of animal rights activists swarmed into DC to protest at the offices of DC’s Huntingdon Life Sciences customers. Protests began at 701 Penn … Continue reading

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Big HLS home demos rock DC

On July 18, at least 30 protesters descended on the homes of Keith Carr (Legg Mason) at 500 Mass Ave, and John Richardson(Abbot Fund) at 2732 P st NW,to protest their role as executives of corporations crucial to the continued … Continue reading

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Green Party holds rally at Parcel 42 tent city

On July 18, the DC Statehood-Green Party staged a rally at the Parcel 42 Tent City Video Highlights Audio:Most of the speches at the rally This was partially in response to the refusal of members of the existing DC Council … Continue reading

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Large structure erected at Parcel 42, control transferred to tent city community

On July 15, One DC formally transferred control of the tent city on Parcel 42 (7th and R sts NW) to the community that has grown around it. Hours earlier, activists erected a huge shelter, almost an improvised cabin on … Continue reading

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