Monthly Archives: July 2013

Protest against animal killing in PETA shelters features nude men

On the 15th of July, over 100 people had planned to protest at PETA’s office over the wholesale “euthanasia” of animals in their shelters. PETA closed their office and used personal information from Facebook to scare off most of the … Continue reading

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Massive march protests Zimmerman acquittal second day in a row

On the 14th of July, less than 24 hours after the acquttal of racist vigiliante George Zimmerman, the second protest in that same period marched from Malcolm X Park to join a rally at Howard University. Video of the march … Continue reading

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Anti-Keystone XL protesters show up outside Obama speech

On the 11th of July, protesters against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline showed up outside a hotel at 16th and M streets where Obama was scheduled to speak. The Sierra Club was heavily represented, the objective was to remind … Continue reading

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Labor and Neighborhood activists rally against Wal-Mart blackmail, support passage of LRAA

On the 10th of July, labor and neighborhood activists held a rally outside the Wilson Building to support passage of the Large Retailer Accountability Act. It would raise the minimum wage in certian big box stores to $12.50 an hour. … Continue reading

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NSA Mixtape Bike Ride protests NSA surveillance of data

On the 4th of July, the “NSA Mixtape Ride” began at We-Act Radio’s 1900 Martin Luther King Ave office in Anacostia. After winding its way through Anacostia, the ride took to the freeway to cross the 11th st Bridge. Video … Continue reading

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Restore the 4th (Amendment) rally in McPherson Square

On the 4th of July, hundreds attended a “restore the 4th” rally in McPherson Square supporting whistleblowers and opposing the NSA’s near-universal surveillance of communications. Short video of the “Restore the 4th” rally Speakers and signs called out Congress for … Continue reading

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Moms Against Monsanto march in palisades July 4th parade

On the 4th of July, Moms Against Monsanto contingents marched in 4th of July parades all over the US. One of these was in Palisades, west of Georgetown. Short video of Moms against Monsanto contingent in Palisades July 4th parade … Continue reading

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