Monthly Archives: June 2014

Keystone XL protesters enter TD Bank

On the 28th of June, protesters from Climate First! entered two branches of TD Bank demanding they sever their ties to TransCanada, builder of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. At the first branch, protesters were able to get to … Continue reading

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Critical Mass DC June Video Reportback

On the 27th of June, over 50 riders showed up for Critical Mass DC. This ride was less than a week after the Solstice, so the first half way in daylight even with an 8PM start time on the last … Continue reading

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Pickets at FERC continue:Days 3, 4, and 5

On the 25th and 26th of June, MD residents and supporters continued their noon pickets at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, considered a rubber stamp for the oil and gas industries. On Wednesday, the 25th of June, much of the … Continue reading

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Thousands gather in Dupont Circle to watch World Cup “Eviction Games”

On the 26th of June, a huge, mostly white crowd gathered in Dupont Circle to watch the US team lose to Germany in the World Cup. These Eviction Games were made possible by tens of thousands of evictions of favela … Continue reading

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FERC picketers Day 2: Dominion’s money in Cove Point will be spent on doctor bills and oxygen tanks

On the 24th of June, Calvert County residents spoke out against gas export out of Cove Point in the second day of the week-long pickets at FERC organized by Chesapeake Climate Action Network or CCAN. They are demanding that FERC … Continue reading

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CCAN, Southern MD residents begin daily pickets at FERC over Cove Point gas export

On the 23ed of June, Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) and residents of Calvert and St Mary’s counties in MD showed up for the first of a week of lunchtime pickets outside FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, otherwise known … Continue reading

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Dueling protests at the White House over new Iraq intervention

On the 21st of June, antiwar protesters showed up at the White House for the 2nd time in 6 days, demanding that Obama cancel plans new US intervention in Iraq. One speaker pointed out that Vietnam started exactly the same … Continue reading

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