Monthly Archives: March 2012

Occupy DC marches through streets, blocks traffic to retaliate for police attack on Information tent

On the 29th of March, US Park Police invaded Occupy DC’s McPherson Square campsite, removed the Informaton tent and everything inside, and violently arrested a woman who tried to reclaim her property from it. The small-scale raid was at noon, … Continue reading

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New Black Panther Party announces $10K bounty on Zimmerman at Dept of Justice rally

On the 26th of March, activists from a number of groups gathered outside US Attorney General Eric Holder’s office, where 500,000 signed petitions were delivered demanding prosecution of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin. Video of New Black … Continue reading

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Reportback from Justice for Trayvon rally on the Wilson Building steps

Thousands of people gathered on Freedom Plaza, Penn Ave, and hundreds on the very steps of the Wilson Building to protest the racist murder of Trayvon Martin on the 24th of March. Video:Speaker calls for boycotting ALEC corporations, another says … Continue reading

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OurDC besieges PEPCO, demanding 50% rate cut an moratorium on cutoffs

On the 21st of March, OurDC marched on PEPCO’s 9th st headquarters and payment center. Simultanious actions were scheduled at three other PEPCO payment centers, including Rockville and SE DC. The main message of the march was “PIG” meaning “Pepco … Continue reading

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Massive march protests string of hate crimes against Trans and Gay people

Starting a little after 7PM on the 20th of March, a crowd that appeared to be in excess of 1,000 people marched in DC against the recent string of beatings, “robberies” and outright murders of Gay and especially Trans people … Continue reading

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Ringlings beats, maybe maces tigers ONSTAGE at 7PM 3-17 show

Spectators at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey circus on the last show of the night on March 17 got more than they paid for when a tiger trainer sprayed the big cats in the face with an unknown liquid, … Continue reading

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VIdeo of animal abuse by circus shown outside Ringling Bros circus

Once again, Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey circus is in town. Animal rights activists showed up on opening night with a video projector and footage of elephants, big cats, and a lion or tiger cup (a KITTEN) being beaten and … Continue reading

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