Monthly Archives: April 2013

Candy billionaire Forrest Mars Jr refuses to meet with climate activists over coal export railroad

On the 23ed of April, climate activists and a Montana resident who lives near a rail line that recently began handling coal trains showed up at the McLean, VA headquarters of Mars, the candy company. Neither Mr Mars nor any … Continue reading

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Danaher VP Johnathan Graham gets HLS protest at his house

On the evening of the 22nd of April, Danaher Senior Vice President Jonathan Graham got another home demo against his company’s involvement with puppy-killing Huntingdon Life Sciences or HLS. Danaher is the parent company of Beckman-Coulter, a supplier to HLS. … Continue reading

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Animal rights delegation calls out API for animal tests at HLS

For 20 days there has been a hunger strike against the American Petroleum Institute (API) over the Keystone XL and other fossil fuels that threaten the climate. Turns out API is also a customer of Huntingdon Life Sciences or HLS. … Continue reading

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IMF/World Bank/G20 3 headed dragon “slain” outside World Bank meeting

On the 21st of April, activists again brought the three headed dragon, one of whose noses has been inside the Hilton’s door, to the streets of DC outside the World Bank’s meeting. This time around, the dragon and its crew … Continue reading

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Hilton, St Regis stormed as protesters target IMF delegate hotels

On the evening of the 20th of April, protesters against the three-headed dragon of the IMF, World Bank, and G20 hit the streets for a night of raiding. Protesters suceeded in entering the Capitol Hilton and the St Regis, both … Continue reading

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Park Police arrest protesters at 4-20 Pot legalization rally

Since “420” is an old shorthand for pot, marijuana legalization activists staged a protest in Lafayette park on the 20th of April (4-20) calling for legalization. Park Police arrested several people in the park. Video of police harassing and arresting … Continue reading

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Thousands protest as IMF meets

On the 20th of April, the IMF met as thousands protested against the agenda of the Big Banks and the IMF. Video-Thousands march and rally as the IMF meets on 4-20 Video:Breakaway march skirmishes with police, heckles IMF delegates for … Continue reading

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