Monthly Archives: June 2013

Multiple arrests at CIA headquarters in drone murder protest

On the 29th of June, antiwar protesters returned to the entrance to CIA headquarters on Dolly Madison Blvd. This time around, they arrived in the afternoon and some of them attempted to march directly into the “George W Bush Center … Continue reading

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Climate First protests inside two branches of TD Bank

TD Bank owns about 600 million shares of Transcanada, builder of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. For this they are known as “Tar Dollar Bank.” On the 29th of June a small crew of Climate First activists managed to … Continue reading

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Hunger Striker goes over White House fence during GITMO protest

On the 26th of June, a Code Pink/TASSC protest in solidarity with the hunger strikers at Guantanimo Bay featured a surprise: One of Code Pink’s own hunger strikers scaled the White House fence and got over while a re-enactment of … Continue reading

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Fearless Summer/Dirty extreme energy protests hit Canadian Embassy and PEPCO

On the 25th of June, DC Rising Tide, Chesapeake Earth First!, and other activists participated in the “Fearless Summer” week of action against dirty extreme energy. Protests began at the Canadian Embassy to oppose tar sands mining and the Keystone … Continue reading

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Code Pink reports back on their trip to Yemen

On the 29th of June, Code Pink discussed their recent trip to Yemen to meet with familes of drone strike victims and Gitmo detainees. The house was packed at Busboys and Poets. Video Highlights on Liveleak I found particularily disturbing … Continue reading

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UNITE HERE stages rally to support organizing Nationals Stadium workers

On the 20th of June, UNITE HERE staged a rally at the Navy memorial including food service and parking lot workers from the Washington Nationals baseball stadium. One of the food service workers complained about pay so low he cannot … Continue reading

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Lynne Stewart Rally makes Homeland Security, Bureau of Prisons nervous

Lynne Stewart is a famed attorney who was imprisoned supposedly for helping a client defeat communications restrictions. Now she is dying of cancer, ever her former judge has cleared her for release-but she is chained to a hospital bed. On … Continue reading

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