Monthly Archives: July 2012

Thousands march on API to “Stop the Frack Attack”

On the 28th of July, thousands of opponents of natural gas fracking marched from the US Capitol to the American Petroleum Institute, with an intermediate stop at the American Natural Gas Association. Video of the march, with short clips from … Continue reading

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“We can end AIDS” marches end in White House arrests

On the 24th of July, five separate elements of the “We Can End AIDS” march converged on the White House after marching to separate targets. About a dozen people were arrested at the White House after tying medicine pouched and … Continue reading

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Reportback from Sunday AIDS march on Washington

This event was NOT the Tuesday, July 24 mobilization, but rather a mass march that kicks off the massive International AIDS Convention. Video of the march, featured speaker Al Sharpton That convention is in the US for the first time … Continue reading

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Occupy DC blockades, shuts down Bank of America branch

On the 17th of July, Occupy DC blockaded and shut down the Bank of America branch closest to McPherson Square. Occupy marched in carrying furniture which was to be used to occupy the branch, but the bank expected the occupation … Continue reading

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Franklin takeover defendants hold post-conviction press conference

On the 12th of July, the defendants who went to trial for the November 19th takeover of Franklin School/shelter were found “guilty,” but the judge gave them a very light sentence. Video highlights of the press conference The sentence the … Continue reading

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Faith leaders stage candlelight vigil at Ward 4 Wal-Mart site

Wal-Mart is marking their 50th anniversary on and around the 9th of July. Faith leaders and commonity opponents of Wal-Mart marked the occasion with a candlelight vigil at the Ga Ave site where Wal-Mart wants to open a store in … Continue reading

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PEPCO job cuts worsened outages, indicate climate change denial

PEPCO must be controlled by climate change deniers. For the past ten years, as evidence of global climate change began to pile up, PEPCO reduced their workforce of linemen, those who go up the poles and fix the wires, by … Continue reading

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