Monthly Archives: August 2013

Protest in front of White House demands end to persecution of migrants

On the 17th of August, advocates of full equality for migrants to the US showed up in front of the White House, demanding nothing less than an end to deportations and the very concept of “illegal” status. Video highlights Migrants … Continue reading

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Bethesda community meeting discusses fracking and TPP trade deal

On the 14th of August, the Sierra Club, CCAN, Public Citizen, and other groups held another community forum on the ugly coming together ot the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), fracking, and planned export of fracked gas. Video highlights-how the TPP will … Continue reading

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Code Pink protests, disrupts AUVSI drone convention

On the 13th of August, Code Pink both protested and disrupted the AUVSI or Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International convention. This convention is for the makers of the armed killing drones used by the US military, so Code Pink … Continue reading

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Posters call Tommy Wells and Muriel Bowser coalition for poverty wages

Two of the City Councilmembers who voted against the Large Retailer Accountabiliy Act (LRAA)are Tommy Wells and Muriel Bowser. Now they are being targetted in posters on lamp posts all over DC. There are still plenty of lamp posts for … Continue reading

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Hundreds march on White House for Bradley Manning in wake of mixed verdict

On the 30th of June, hundreds gathered in Dupont Circle for a screening of “Collateral Murder,” the video Bradley Manning was convicted of “espionage” for releasing to Wikileaks. After the screening and a few speakers, everyone marched on the White … Continue reading

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