Monthly Archives: August 2010

HLS protesters hit Fortress, Nomura, Bayer, Astra-Zenica, Sanofi-Aventis

The Seige of Fortress continues! On the last day of April, HLS protesters returned to Goldman-Sachs and Nomura, both major stockholders in Fortress. Fortress prevented HLS from going bankrupt with $100M in loans. Also, Bayer, Astra-Zenica, and Sanofi-Aventis received protests … Continue reading

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Update From the IMF Resistance Network

Video Promo #2 by a supporter Greetings from the IMF Resistance Network! With five weeks to go, interest in the October demo is increasing around the world. Sign up for our announcement list at imfresistance.org/ – The nice people at … Continue reading

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One DC Pulls out of Tent City, homeless are holding out on Parcel 42

On August 29, One DC pulled entirely out of the Parcel 42 tent city, literally pulling up their tents and moving on. The homeless who actually sleep there, however, are staying, despite the withdrawal of support by One DC from … Continue reading

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Teabagger gets punched for trying to smash camera

On August 28, a small counterprotest went toe-to-toe with teabaggers attending the Glen Beck/Sarah Palin rally befouling the anniversary of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech. At this contact-range counterprotest against Glenn Beck et all, the woman below punched an … Continue reading

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Fake call for “Anarchist’s march to stop Glenn Beck” probably posted by cops

Just before the August 28 counterprotests against Glen Beck’s racist rally, someone posted a call for an “Anarchists March to stop Glen Beck” under the name of a local activist. This call is was under the name of a local … Continue reading

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HLS/Fortress demo catches Goldman-Sachs staff out for fire drill

The Seige of Fortress continues. On August 24,protesters showed up at the DC offices of Goldman-Sachs, at 101 Constitution Ave NW and found everyone outside and the fire alarm ringing as they approached! This comes just three days after a … Continue reading

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HLS home demo against Goldman-Sachs draws heavy police presence

On the 21st of August,Peter Bass, an attorney for Goldman-Sachs received protests at his home at 3806 Gramercy St in DC over Goldman-Sach’s status as a major stockholder in Fortress Inc. Tom Giles,executive Director of Government Relations for Novartis, received … Continue reading

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