Monthly Archives: July 2011

200 pro-choice supporters, NO anti’s at Dr Carhart’s clinic on Day 1

On July 31, just under 200 people participated in the “Summer of Choice” kickoff walk, a fundraising walk around the area of Dr Carhart’s clinic in Germantown, MD. No anti-choicers seemed to be present. Video of the kickoff/fundraising pro-choice walk … Continue reading

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GOP Budget bill torn up, teabag burned at Capitol Hill debt ceiling protest

On July 28, unions and even Democratic members of Congress spoke out at a Capitol Hill rally opposing GOP plans for force a massive austerity program down everyone’s throat in the place of taxing the rich. Video highlights including both … Continue reading

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Tim DeChristopher Solidarity Rallies in DC, elsewhere protest 2 year term for stopping oil/gas leases

On the 26th of July. protesters showed up at the DC courthouse to show solidarity with Tim Dechristoper, who was sentenced at that very time to 2 years in prison for bidding against oil and gas companies for public land … Continue reading

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Passengers of US Boat to Gaza give reportback at Busboys and Poets

On the 24th of August, five passengers of the Audacity of Hope, the US boat to Gaza, gave a reportback on their experiences to a packed house at Busboys and Poets. Video highlights of the evening The first speaker was … Continue reading

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Treesitters shut down former Massey MTR coal mine

On the 20th of July, two treesitters occupied trees inside the blasting safety zone of the Bee Tree mountaintop removal coal mine. As this is being posted here the treesitters have shut the mine down for three days, and report … Continue reading

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Respect DC invades Laurel Wal-Mart with brass band

Over the July 16-17 weekend, Respect DC invaded the Laurel Wal-Mart with a flash mob that included protesterss beating drums and even a brass section, tuba and all The entire flash mob had those yellow smiley faces, in some cases … Continue reading

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Why protest the Fall IMF/World Bank meetings Sep 23-25

From September 23 to September 25, the IMF and World Bank will be holding their annual Fall Meetings in DC. That means IMF and World Bank protests will also be coming to DC. Video Promo 1 for Fall IMF protests … Continue reading

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