Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wal-Mart vs Dukes: Women rally, original plaintiff speaks at Supreme Court

On March 29, the US Supeme Court heard arguments in the landmark Wal-Mart vs Dukes class action sex discrimination case. Women and other supporters of the case rallied outside while Wal-Mart tried to convince the Court to overturn certification of … Continue reading

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Video of circus animal abuse projected on Verizon center during circus

On March 24, Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus got a rude surprise at the Verizon Center. Animal rights activists showed up for the second time of the day as the evening show was letting out-with as high powered video … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning supporters block Rt 1 in in front of Quantico main gate

On March 20, Bradley Manning supporters descended on Quantico Marine Barracks where Bradley is being held and tortured. With the gate of the Marine base blocked off with fencing, those deciding to do the arrestable action had no choice but … Continue reading

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Over 100 arrests-and possible police abuse-at antiwar protest

Over 100 people, including Pentagon Papers leaker Danial Ellsburg, the Bradley Manning of the Vietnam War were arrested at the White House on March 19, the 8th anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq The police reported 113 … Continue reading

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Thousands disrupt fundraiser for Wisconsin GOP, take over streets

The March 16, 2011 protest against a fundraiser here in DC for Wisconsin’s GOP state legislators looked almost like April 16, 2000 as thousands besieged the event, took over streets-and a “suit block” managed to penetrate security and get inside! … Continue reading

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DC Republican HQ windows shot out

According to a number of media reports, someone decided to take armed direct action aqainst the DC Republican Party Tuesday night, shooting out their windows with a BB gun. The broken windows were discovered in response to a ringing alarm. … Continue reading

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HLS/Society of Toxicology Protest Wrapup

Here is video on the DARTT Youtube channel of all three HLS/Covance/James River Laboratories protests from March 8-9 at the Society of Toxicology’s 50th anniversary convention in DC

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