Monthly Archives: April 2013

IMF/World Bank/G20 protesters try to storm Mayflower, then heckle delegates and block streets

On the 19th of April, the first round of protests against the three-headed dragon of the IMF, World Bank, and G20 set out in late afternoon storms. Video of Fri afternoon IMF/WB/G20 actions at the Mayflower and the checkpoints Video … Continue reading

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Lakota Grandmothers speak at MCC against ongoing genocide

On the 16th of April, The Lakota Truth Tour featuring Lakota grandmothers and several supporting members of the tribe spoke at the MCC church on Ridge St about the ongoing and continuing genocide against their people. Video: Panelists answer comparison … Continue reading

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“Run on K Street” demands removal of campaign cash from politics

On the 13th of April, hundreds of people opposing the routine bribery of Congress by K Street lobbyists dressed as hundred dollar bills. This was for the Run on K Street, a 5K run/march from K Street to the US … Continue reading

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White House drone protesters defy Park Police ban on exercise of permit

On the 13th of April, US Park Police tried and failed to confine a protest against Obama’s assasination drones to Lafayette Park. In addition, they tried and failed to drive away Code Pink’s tripod mounted replica of a Reaper drone. … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart board member Arnie Sorenson gets home demo over factory fire

Arnie Sorenson is the CEO of Marriot and is on Wal-Mart’s board. He lives just a few blocks north of the Friendship heights Metro. On the 11th of April, activists marched on his home after stopping at the GAP, demanding … Continue reading

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Solidarity vigil for Guantanimo Bay hunger strikers

The 11th of April marked the 64th day of the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanimo Bay. Vigils were held all over the world, one of them at the White House, to remember detainees some of whom have been on hunger … Continue reading

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Massive immigration rally overflows Capitol West Lawn

On the 10th of April, a huge crowd descended on the US Capitol to demand that Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform and STOP the deportations that are tearing families apart. Short video with main demands and showing size and extent … Continue reading

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