Monthly Archives: September 2012

Coordinated Occupy protests delay 11 Bank of America branch openings to save Rev Vanzant’s home

On the 29th of September, Occupy activists lauched coordinated protests against every branch of Bank of America in DC that normally opens on Saturday, all 11 of them. All were late to open, some stayed closed an hour or more. … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac get massive protest, street blockade-and home demo

On the 27th of September, over 100 protesters showed up at the Wisconsin Ave headquarters of Fannie Mae, demanding nothing less than an end to foreclosures and evictions. Five were arrested after blocking Wisconsin Ave in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Second PEPCO protest as City decides on rate hike

On the 26th of September, Our DC showed up for the second day in a row to protest PEPCO’s rate hike proposal. Video of second PEPCO protest in a row Download video from this link if Liveleak is having trouble … Continue reading

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PEPCO rate hike protesters glue pennies to sidewalk outside PSC

On the 25th of September, OurDC showed up outside the Public Service Commission at 1333 H st to literally shine a spotlight on PEPCO’s greed with actual spotlight. Anti-PEPCO slogans were chalked on the sidewalk, then pennies symbolic of PEPCO’s … Continue reading

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FBI gets protest at Hoover builidng over raids on activist homes and grand jury

On the 24th of September, antiwar and other progressive activists protested in front of the FBI’s headquarters against raids on activist homes and grand juries, demanding nothing less than a complete end to house raids and grand juries targetting peaceful … Continue reading

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Nazi march with KKK emblems repeatedly slowed by street blockades

On the 22nd of September, a KKK-affilated faction of the Aryan Nations Nazi group showed up at Lincoln Park in NE Washington, intending to march to the US Capitol. They would not have made it without massive police protection, and … Continue reading

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Occupy Monsanto dumps GMO foods in front of Monsanto’s lobbying HQ

Monsanto is well known as the world’s worst purveyor of genetically-modified seeds, the kind that grow what is known as “Frankenfood.” On the 17th of September, Occupy activists held Occupy Monsanto events all over the world. Here in DC, Occupy … Continue reading

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