Monthly Archives: November 2013

Target shoppers asked by Black Friday carolers to boycott Sodastream

Sodastream is a product of Israeli settlers, who built the factory on stolen Palestinian labd. This being so, protesters set up a sound system in front of the Target near the Colombia Heights Metro for carols asking shoppers to boycott … Continue reading

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Black Friday fur protesters get inside Neiman-Marcus, for second week in row

November 29th, 2013 has many names: Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, Fur Free Friday. On Fur Free Friday this year, anti-fur protesters were able to march into Neiman-Marcus unopposed, marching back out when confronted by store managers. Video of the … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart strikers blockade Alexandria Wal-Mart, 9 arrests

On Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, Nov 29, 2013, nine people were arrested blockading the doors of a Wal-Mart in Alexandria. A court injunction in MD favoring Wal-Mart was useless, as targets in Virginia hurt Wal-Mart’s bosses in Arkansa just … Continue reading

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Striking Wal-Mart workers walk out, more actions coming Black Friday

On the 26th of November, workers at a number of area Wal-Mart stores walked out and picketed the stores. They were supported by members of Respect DC traveling by bus from store to store. VIDEO: Strikers at Capitol Plaza Wal-Mart-Respect … Continue reading

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Fur protest inside Nieman Marcus

On the 24th of November, a protest was held inside Nieman Marcus against their continuing sales of fur coats. Due to cold weather the protesters were not expected and protesters were able to operate for about two minutes unopposed by … Continue reading

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John Kerry appearance at AU draws Keystone pipeline protest

On the 21st of November, Secretary of State John Kerry appeared at American University for an event with a delegation from China. Outside were protesters demanding he refuse to grant the permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to … Continue reading

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USTR’s Mike Froman draws anti-TPP protesters to Charlie Palmer Steak House

On the 19th of November, US Trade Representative Mike Froman showed up at t the Charlie Palmer Steak House near Capitol Hill. With him were others involved in the TPP negotiations, I was told up to 100 in all for … Continue reading

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