Monthly Archives: June 2012

Critical Mass goes to Georgetown on 104 degree day

The 29th of June was the hottest day of 2012 to date, with a recorded temperature of 104 degrees f at the airport. This after the warmest Spring ever recorded in DC. The Critical Mass bicycle ride took to the … Continue reading

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Bank of America opening delayed by 108 foot “Foreclosure” banner

On the 29th of June, the Occupy Caravan and Occupy DC unfurled a massive banner to block the doors of Bank of America on 15th st. Nobody was arrested as police made a futile attempt to wait out Occupy on … Continue reading

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Occupy DC/Caravan marches to MLK Memorial against NYC “Stop and Frisk”

On the evening of the 28th of June, Occupiers marched past the White House to the MLK Memorial, where they held a candlelight speak-out against New York City’s racist “stop and frisk” policy of illegally searching Black and Brown people. … Continue reading

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1 detained as postal workers, Occupy protest postal cuts and union busting

On the 28th of June, Occupy DC and Occupy Caravan activists marched on the headquarters of the US Postal Service, where Postmaster General and CEO Patrick Donahoe is pushing reducing mail deliveries from 6 days to 5 along with the … Continue reading

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Occupy DC retakes McPherson Square

On the 28th of June an Occupy caravan arrived in DC. They were reinforced by both Occupy DC and the Anarchist Alliace-DC Network,. One of the first actions of the combined group was to retake McPherson Square and set up … Continue reading

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Metro riders, bus drivers picket against fare hikes, wage cuts

On June 28, DC Metro riders joined forces for a picket to demand that Metro STOP playing off riders against workers with a combination of fare hikes for riders and benefit/pay cuts for bus and train operators. VIDEO Video of … Continue reading

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Park Rangers block National Alliance of HUD Tenants from MLK Memorial

On the 26th of June, the National Alliance of HUD Tenants(NAHT) intended to stage a rally at the MLK Memorial, only to be blocked by park rangers from passing the stone entrance. They were there to do the same kind … Continue reading

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