Monthly Archives: September 2013

Alaskan Inupiat, allies rally at White House against Arctic oil drilling

On the 26th of September, residents of Inupiat villages in Alaska and some of their allies spoke out in Lafayette Park against plans to drill for oil on their land or offshore from it. VIDEOVideo Highlights of the event VIDEOLouise … Continue reading

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Federally contracted workers strike,March on White House

On the 25th of September, contract workers at Federal buildings like the Ronald Reagan building walked off the job and demanded that they be paid a living wage and benefits. VIDEO: Strikers marching in front of the White House The … Continue reading

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Street theater: TPP Fast Track Express visits White House, USTR, Congress

On the 24th of September, the protests against the “informal” talks for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) culminated in a “fast track to a trainwreck” 4 car “train” running through DC streets. VIDEO: Video of TPP Express set to “Crazy Train” … Continue reading

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Multiple anti-TPP banners dropped from US Trade Rep office, no arrests

On the 23ed of September, after two days of preparation, a team of activists opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks dropped multiple banners condemning the classified trade deal from the office of the United States Trade representative. Video: … Continue reading

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Light Show against Trans-Pacific Partnership projected on walls of GAO

On the evening of the 22nd of September, activists opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP projected anti-TPP messages with stage lights onto the walls of the Government Acccountability Office or GAO. Video of light show and how it was done … Continue reading

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DC Divest “Draws the Line” against fossil fuels and tar sands

On the 21st of September, 350.org held a national series of “drawing the line” protests against the Keystone XL pipeline and other extreme fossil fuel extraction. Here in DC, A group called “DC divest” demanded that the DC government and … Continue reading

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Protest and street theater at USTR against Trans-Pacific Partnership

On the 20th of September, anti-corporate activists showed up at the US Trade Representative’s offices, protesting the “secret” meetings going on this weekend to negotiate yet another NAFTA style trade treaty. VIDEO: Money Wars” Star-Wars themed anti-TPP street theater in … Continue reading

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