Monthly Archives: March 2012

Occupy DC states funeral march for 1st Amendment after Obama signs HR347

On the evening of the 12th of March, Occupy DC (both camps) marched through the streets of DC and protested on the base of the White House fence in defiance of newly-signed HR347, the Federal Tresspass law protecting the White … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo protest catches cops “recruiting” prisoners for GEO Group

On the 9th of March, activists showed up outside the Wells Fargo bank branch at Ga Ave and T street to give out fliers. Every Friday there are protests or outreach sessions outside Wells Fargo branches as a project of … Continue reading

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Hundreds protest as Obama threatens Iran with war at AIPAC address

On the 4th of March, Obama gave perhaps the worst speech of his career, threatening Iran with war while addressing AIPAC, the American Israeli Political Action Committee. Outside, protesters set up in three positions where his motorcade had to pass, … Continue reading

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PEPCO board member gets 200 protesters at law office

PEPCO is asking for another rate increase, infuriating DC residents. On the 2nd of March, about 200 protesters hit PEPCO board member at her downtown law office. Video posted to Youtube by protesters Warning: Google privacy policy Log out of … Continue reading

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“Occupy Students” march on Sallie Mae, Department of Education

On the first of March, about 150 students and Occupy DC supporters marched against debt from predatory student loans. The march in the streets looked like the Feb 4 police raid on McPherson Square had never taken place. Video: A … Continue reading

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12 arrested as Occupy DC blockades Monsanto office

On the 29th of February, Occupy DC marched on Monsanto’s I st DC Lobbying office. First, Occupy DC stopped at the DC headquarters of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, which alows corporations to write legislation that politicians then present … Continue reading

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