Monthly Archives: January 2014

TPP and GITMO protests at State of the Union Address

As darkness fell on the US Capitol, protesters marked the 5th anniversary of Obama’s promise to close GITMO in front of the US Capitol. As his motorcade drove to the Capitol, a second group of protesters held signs and a … Continue reading

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Mock Keystone Pipeline displayed at Capitol on day of State of the Union

On the 28th of January, as Obama polished his State of the Union address there were protesters outside the Capitol. They asked “pipeline President or Climate Champion? on letter painted on the side of a full-scale representation of the Keystone … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Earth First! invades tar sands law firm on day Keystone South supposed to start up

The 22nd of January was the day the Keystone XL tar sand pipeline’s southern leg was supposed to enter operation, bad welds and all. As part of a continent-wide wave of solidarity actions, Chesapeake Earth First! invaded the building used … Continue reading

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Protesters get inside Senate TPP fast-track hearing

On the 16th of January, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on “fast-track” approval of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP. Opponents of the TPP held signs and unfurled a huge banner. As the hearing ended protesters began to … Continue reading

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Two arrested at emergency protest against opening South leg of Keystone pipeline

On the 15th of January, interfaith activists marched from the American Petroleum Institute to the White House demanding that Obama refuse to approve any part of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This included a demand that the President block … Continue reading

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Two arrested at emergency protest against opening South leg of Keystone pipeline

On the 15th of January, interfaith activists marched from the American Petroleum Institute to the White House demanding that Obama refuse to approve any part of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This included a demand that the President block … Continue reading

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Animal Rights activists protest Rock Creek deer killing, some hike into woods

On the 12th of January, animal rights actvists staged an all afternoon protest at the intersection of Military Road and Oregon Ave. Several protesters hiked the woods looking for any signs of bait piles or stands, but found nothing. Video … Continue reading

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