Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hundreds march against Wal-Mart coming to DC

On the 31st of May, several hundred people marched from 801 NJ Ave, one of Wal-Marts proposed DC locations, to 701 8th st, where Wal-Mart has a DC lobbyng office. The march included a float protraying Mayor Gray and Wal-Mart … Continue reading

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Photos, video from Frederick G8 March #1

At about 2:30PM on the 18th of May, activists took to the streets of Frederick, MD to opppose the G8 Summit in nearby Camp David Video Clips of the march About an hour before this march, there was a report … Continue reading

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PEPCO manhandles, expels small stockholders from stockholders meeting

On the 18th of May, supporters of OurDC who own PEPCO stock attempted to attend the corporation’s stockholders meeting. This is a basic right of anyone holding stock in a corporation. All but a few were delayed, shunted to an … Continue reading

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This Weekend: G8 protests in Frederick, then busses to Chicago for NATO

This weekend, NATO is meeting in Chicago and the G-8 is meeting at Camp David. The decision of Greek voters to reject the bailout and austerity package will be high on the agenda at the G-8 and maybe at NATO … Continue reading

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US Capitol Police meet “March on Congress” with indiscriminate arrests

On the 15th of May, about 25 activists marched on the US Capitol to demand the that the public get the same open access to Congress that lobbyists seem to have. One person carried out a civil disobediance demanding to … Continue reading

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Thousands protest Bank of America board meeting in Charlotte, NC

On the 9th of May a crowd estimated as being at least 1,000 people and by some to be as many as 3,000 descended on Bank of America’s corporate board meeting in Charlotte, N Carolina. Youtube has been making many … Continue reading

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DARTT protests at Italian Embassy in solidarity with imprisoned beagle liberators

On the 8th of May, DC area animal rights activists descended on the Italian Embassy to demand the closure of the Green Hill breeding facility, a laboratory supply breeder that sends 250 beagle puppies a month to vivisection labs. Activists … Continue reading

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