Monthly Archives: February 2012

Occupy protesters force Freddie Mac to back off on Bertina Jones foreclosure

On the 27th of February, Ms Bertina Jones showed up at the DC offices of Freddie Mac, backed up by Occupy our Homes, Rev Hagler, and the same Catholic contingent that took the “Golden Bull” to Congress. UPDATE: Freddie Mac … Continue reading

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Occupy and community groups protest prison conditions outside DC Jail

The 20th of February was a national day of action against the prison system and the “new Jim Crow.” There were protests outside jails and prisons all over the US, plus protests and organizing inside some of these hellholes. In … Continue reading

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Intermix gets another Fur protest

Intermix, a chain of fashion stores with an outlet in Georgetown, is on record as claiming there is “no public demand” for removing fur products from their shelves. On Feb 19, DC animal rights activists showed up for the second … Continue reading

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Protesters turn back contractors, halt demolition at Wal-Mart site

On the 16th of February, at 7 AM, protesters were on site at the former Curtis Chevrolet site, where Foulger-Pratt has demolished the historic “car barn” to start their Wal-Mart construction project. Due to the presence of protesters in the … Continue reading

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Two arrested after Occupy tents pitched at Merril Lynch

Congressman Darryl Issa, the man responsible for the police raid on Occupy DC, has huge investments in Merril Lynch, which seems to be his fountain of campaign cash as well. As a result, Occupy DC decided to punish Merril Lynch … Continue reading

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CPAC Protests Phase III: Inside and out

The third round of CPAC protests used assymetrical tactics to humble the Conservative Political Action Committee. They had all but challenged Occupy to a fight by scheduling their “Occupy vs Tea Party” event, to which Occupy was not invited, for … Continue reading

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CPAC Phase 2: Things get rough at the Marriot

At 5PM on the 10th of February, Occupy DC and union activists went after CPAC for the second time in the space of a few hours. Two confrontations resulted. The first one was when a rowdy crowd of CPAC attendees … Continue reading

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