Monthly Archives: October 2011

Occupy DC Marches on BofA, US Treasury demanding “Robin Hood” tax

On Oct 29,Occupy DC marched on Bank of America, then the US Treasury, and finally the White House demanding a “Robin Hood” tax, a 1/2 of 1% tax on all investment transactions. Video of the march and some of the … Continue reading

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March from Howard U through both camps targets US Chamber of Commerce

On October 28,barely an hour after the Siege of Sallie Mae ended,another march took to the streets, this time from Howard University. This was the “March for jobs and social justice, in solidarity with the Occupy Movement.” Video of the … Continue reading

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Police brandish heavy weapons at student siege of Sallie Mae

On October 28, students joined forces with Occupy DC for a protest against crippling student loan debt. What was intended as an entry to Sallie Mae’s offices for a discussion about cripplihng student debt bogged down into an arm-locked siege … Continue reading

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Stop the Machine Besieges US Chamber of Commerce

On October 24 around 10 AM, Stop the Machine, the protesters holding Freedom Plaza, marched the the US Chamber of Commerce, demanding the firing of their President, Thomas Donahue. Video focussing on the back-alley confrontations Tom Donahue is on record … Continue reading

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Occupy DC disrupts $1000 a plate fundraiser starring Wal-Mart and Grumman CEO’s

On the 20th of OCtober, Occupy DC showed up at Union Station and disrupted a $1000 a plate fundraiser for “Conservation International” a fake environmental groups that has done greenwashing work for such clients as BP. The fundraiser starred the … Continue reading

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Park Police intensively photograph and Video Occupy DC

On October 20th, just after Occupy DC got back from the Bank of America account closures, three members of the US Park Police, one of them a “white shirt,” walked through the park repeatedly, while intensively shooting video and possibly … Continue reading

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Citibank closed and Bof A besieged as protesters close accounts

On the 20th of October, both Stop the Machine and Occupy DC marched on bailed-out, non taxpaying banks while account holders inside closed their accounts. Video-Bank of America action preceded by short interview with Citibank protest paticipantVideo-Bank of America action … Continue reading

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