Monthly Archives: May 2012

Day 11 of death fast against fossil fuels outside Canadian Embassy

Sat, May 5 marked the 11th day of a “Death Fast” by a man using the name “Start Loving” outside the Canadian Embassy. Video Video Interview w Mr Loving Although Canada is best known among environmentalists for the Alberta Tar … Continue reading

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300 mile “Sam’s Ride” for Peace arrives at White House

On the 5th of May, a group of bicycle riders arrived in front of the White House after completing a 300 mile ride from Raleigh, North Carolina to DC. Both the ride and the rally were to protest the wars … Continue reading

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Occupy DC storms building holding DC offices of NYSE

On the 4th of May, Occupy DC stormed the lobby Market Place, 801 Penn Ave, a building housing the DC offices of the NYSE. Video: Recorded Ustream video from @occupycarlisle AudioLouder than Hell! Occupy DC Raids DC offices of NYSE … Continue reading

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Rising Tide DC activists assist in blocking coal train to Duke Energy near Charlotte, NC

On the 3ed of May, seven anti-coal activists, one from DC Rising Tide, were arrested after blocking a delivery of coal to the Duke Energy power plant at Terrel, N Carolina. All were charged with misdemeanors. Video posted to Youtube … Continue reading

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Photos and video of the DC Mayday March

On the 1st of May, a wide variety of DC progressive organizations held a festival in Malcolm X Park followed by a march down 14th st to the White House. Video: Maypole Ceremony in Malcolm X Park Video: The March … Continue reading

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