Monthly Archives: April 2012

Activists march against GOP War on Women in face of attempted disruption

On the 28th of April, a variety of DC area activists including the Radical Cheerleaders, Occupy DC, and a lot of gender rights activists I have not seen out much gathered in front of the White House to march on … Continue reading

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Occupy the DOJ for Mumia and Trayvon: rally, march, and civil disobedience,28 arrests

On the 24th of April, a day long speakout and hip hop gathering in front of the so-called “Department of Justice” celebrated the birthday of Mumia-Abu Jamal by demanding the release of ALL political prisoners as well as the serious … Continue reading

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DC World Lab Animal Liberation Day protests: USDA and HLS customers hit

On the 24th of April, animal rights activists from DC and elsewhere gathered first in front of the USDA, then marched on the offices of Bayer and Astra-Zeneca, both notorious customer of puppy-killing Huntingdon Life Sciences. Video of the protest … Continue reading

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April 20-22 IMF protests hit new target, use new tactics

Over the weekend of April 20-22nd, IMF protesters deployed a new tactic and hit a new target. The April 20 rush hour march went to the International Finance Corporation or IFC, a target never before hit by IMF protesters and … Continue reading

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Oil and “correxit” dumped in front of BP’s headquarters

On the 20th of April, Earth Week protests stepped up to an aggressive direct action in front of BP’s downtown headquarters: a fake oil rig was used to dump what appeared to be used motor oil but could have been … Continue reading

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Protesters in biohazard suits demand Michael Tayor, former Monsanto exec, resign from FDA

On the 19th of April, FDA deputy commissioner for foods Michael Taylor was Keynote speaker at a Food Safety Town Hall at the Washington Convention Center. Due to his past at Monsanto, protesters in biohazard suits showed up outside demanding … Continue reading

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Occupy DC storms lobby of Cargill after Monsanto protest

On the 19th of April, Occupy DC marched on Monsanto, for the third protest against the corporation some call “Monsatan” for attempting to gain control of the world’s food supply via genetic engineering and patents on life. The protest was … Continue reading

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