Monthly Archives: August 2012

OurDC leads massive march against “Romney Economy” and blocks 14th and U

As Mitt Romney was saying “we own this county,” Our DC was either marching to or blocking the intersections of 14th st and U st NW. This was where a street party erupted in 2008 on election night when the … Continue reading

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Eviction protest exposes former Mayor Williams as Freddie Mac board member

Freddie Mac and JP Morgan Chase are again trying to evict retired DC paramedic Deboerah Harris.On the 21st of August, Deborah showed up Freddie Mac backed up by at Occupy Our Homes to deliver petitions demanding they abandon this robosigned … Continue reading

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Jonathan Graham gets another home demo over HLS contract.

Danaher is the parent corporation of Beckman Coulter, supplier of lab equipment to Huntingdon Life Sciences(HLS) . Jonathan Graham is the Senior Vice President of Danaher, with the power to cancel this puny $85,000 contract. He has so far not … Continue reading

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Empower DC takes over open house for Union Station rebuild project

The multibillion dollar redevelopment plan for Union Station includes an ugly extra: an “Interim plan” to park idling inter-city buses at Crummel School, in Ivy City. Many residents there already have asthma. On the 15th of August, over half of … Continue reading

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STOP the eviction of Deborah Harris by JPMorgan Chase and Freddie Mac

Deborah Harris is a former DC paramedic and firefighter who was forced to retire by an on-the-job injury. Freddie Mac and JPMorgan Chase have been trying to foreclose on her home for months, only to be stopped twice by Occupy … Continue reading

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Slutwalk DC protests blaming victims for rape and sexual assault

In early 2011, a Toronto cop told a woman that had been raped that she was a “slut” and was responsible for beig raped, In response to this outrage was born the Slutwalks, protests in many cities against blaming and … Continue reading

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March against anti-Gay violence marred by pro-gentrification speeches

On the 9th of August, GLOV (Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence) organized a “safety walk” in response to the recent beatings of two men at Lincoln and T sts NW by three men yelling homophobic slurs. The march itself got … Continue reading

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