Monthly Archives: May 2013

March Against Monsanto descends on Monsanto’s lobbying office

On the 25th of May, there were March against Monsanto events all over Turtle Island and elsewhere. One of them was here in DC, a march from the White House to Monsanto, to the Washinton Post, and back. The march … Continue reading

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Foreclosure protesters storm Covington and Burling

On the 22nd of May, the same protesters who have been hammering Eric Holder and the Department of Justice all week over “too big to fail” banks stormed the DC office of Holder’s former law firm, Covington and Burling LLP. … Continue reading

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Fast food, Janitorial, other low wage workers picket Union Station

On the 21st of May, striking contracter employees at Union Station and their supporters picketed outside several times-and once marched through the station-to demand a living wage. All the Smithsonian buildings, the Ronald Reagan Building, and the Old Post Office … Continue reading

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Arrests and Tasings as foreclosure opponents take over DOJ entrance, set up tents

On the 20th of May, hundreds of opponents of foreclosures marched on the Department of Justice demanding that the “too big to fail” bankers be jailed and foreclosures be ended. Many were arrested and two were Tasered, but at the … Continue reading

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DC marches on National Police Week for NATO 5, against police brutality

On the 16th of May, activists from Occupy DC staged an aggressive street march in solidarity with the NATO 5 and all victims of US police violence and repression. Video of the march I thought they were going to march … Continue reading

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Childrens Place gets protest over clothing made in unsafe sweatshops

On the 15th of May, protesters showed up in front of the Children’s Place in Colombia Heights. Their merchandise was found in the ruins of one of the factories in the collapsed Rana Plaza builidng in Bangladesh. Video of the … Continue reading

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DC nonprofits demand passage of Large Retailer Accountability Act

On the 13th of May, a number of DC area nonprofits and community groups staged a rally on the steps of the Wilson Building to demand passage of the Large Retailer Accountability Act. The DC Jobs Council, NAACP, LiLuna, and … Continue reading

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