Monthly Archives: May 2014

Critical Mass DC draws good crowd for May 30

The May 30, 2014 Critical Mass bike ride drew a good crowd with a lot of new riders. The “Bike Parties” on the 2nd Wednesday of every month are bigger (600+ riders instead of 50-75), but Critical Mass crowds are … Continue reading

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March on Monsanto takes streets, covers Monsanto’s doors with stickers

On the 24th of May, there were Marches on Monsanto in many cities. Here in DC the march took the streets, marched on Monsanto’s lobbying headquarters, and left it’s mark with a blizzard of stickers on Monsanto’s doors. Video on … Continue reading

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Anti-torture activists demand closure of GITMO in White House protest

On the 23ed of May, the 1 year anniversary of an Obama speech promising to close Guantanimo Bay, torture survivors and peace activists showed up in front of the White House to call Obama out for this repeatedly broken promise. … Continue reading

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Obama fundraising appearance in Potomac jams streets, draws Keystone protesters

On the 19th of May, Obama appeared at a fundraiser in ultra-wealthy Potomac, MD. Activists opposing the Keystone XL and favoring clean energy were there to greet his motorcade. Meanwhile, traffic backed up for miles as Secret Service forced Montgomery … Continue reading

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Climate First! protests Keystone XL at Canadian Embassy

On the 17th of May, Climate First! showed up at the Canadian Embassy with signs opposing the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This was part of a continent-wide “hands across the land” day of action against the pipeline, with events … Continue reading

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Protesters disrupt FCC as 3-2 vote scraps net neutrality

On the 15th of May, protesters banged bucket drums and bells outside the FCC while commissioners gathered to vote on “paid prioritization” of content. Ignoring the sound of people’s anger from outside, and ejecting four activists who got into the … Continue reading

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Hundreds of cyclists take the streets for the DC Bike Party

On the 14th of May, hundreds of bike riders showed up for the DC Bike Party, which takes place the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Downloadable video on archive.org The theme for this ride was “The Empire Bikes Back,” and … Continue reading

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