Monthly Archives: December 2013

Pre-New Years Critical Mass reportback

Critical Mass DC rode on the evening of December 27, getting a surprisingly good turnout for a winter ride. Critical Mass rides now depart Dupont Circle at about 8PM on the last Friday of every month. Video of the Dec … Continue reading

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Video: 2013 in activism

VIDEO 2013 in activism-a very busy year A number of websites have noted a considerable increase in the tempo of demonstrations and social activism in the past year. I can confirm this to be the case, as there were so … Continue reading

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“Sweatshop Christmas” Carolers in Georgetown

On the evening of December 20th, radical carolers took to the streets of Georgetown. In Georgetown, the modern heirs of Scrooge buy luxuries made in the sweatshops of the world, Meanwhile, others spend Yule sleeping in the streets or wondering … Continue reading

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Fair Trade protesters heckle TTIP delegates on last day of 3rd round talks

On the 20th of December, a contingent of Occupy DC activists showed up outside the offices of the United States Trade Representative for a lunchtime round of delegate heckling as they made their way in and out for lunch. Godfather-themed … Continue reading

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Homeless advocates march casket from Freedom Plaza to Mitch Snyder’s gravesite

In 2013 25 homeless people died on the streets of DC as this is written. In memory of each and every one of them, homeless people and homeless advocates marched carrying a casket from Freedom Plaza to a memorial service … Continue reading

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All-night Homeless vigil at Freedom Plaza

On the 19th of December, homeless folks and homelessness activists began an all-night vigil at Freedom Plaza. After speakers food was served, then a contingent went to the Wilson Building. Video Highlights of the vigil

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Chesapeake Earth First! protests Cove Point gas fracking proposal inside FERC meeting

On the 19th of December, FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission held their 1000th today, with all their past commissioners in attendance. Also present was Chesapeake Earth First! with signs and T-shirts condemning Dominion Energy’s proposed gas export facility at … Continue reading

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