Monthly Archives: July 2014

Vigil for Gaza reads out names of the dead by candlelight

On the evening of July 30th, opponents of Israel’s war in Gaza read out the names of the dead over an hour and a half, by candles as it began to darken. At the time the vigil began the total … Continue reading

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Climate stability activists rally to support EPA power plant rule on day of hearing

On the 29th of June, CCAN, 350.org and other pro-Earth organizations held a rally outside the EPA as a hearing on the proposed power plant CO2 emission rule gut under way. Shortly after the rally, Climate First! activists arrived at … Continue reading

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“Dream” protesters demand Obama bypass Congress, act unilaterally to legalize migrants

On the 28th of July, immigrants, many of them students who received legal status because they were brought into the US as young children, showed up in front of the White House. They demanded that Obama “go big” and act … Continue reading

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Bad Ass Teachers Assn rally demands end to corporate school “reform” agenda

On the 28th of July, the Bad Ass Teachers Association staged a rally of hundreds of teachers, students, and supporters in front of the Dept of Education. They demanded nothing less than an end to high stakes standardized testing, an … Continue reading

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Hundreds rally for Gaza in Dupont Circle on al-Quds day

On the 25th of July, hundreds of supporters of the besieged people of Gaza, maybe more, gathered in Dupont Circle for al-Quds day, which is the last day of Ramadan. DC was just one of many hundreds of events all … Continue reading

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Christian Zionist convention draws Gaza invasion protest

On the 21st of July, pro-Palestine protesters showed up outside the Christians United For Israel convention in the DC Convention Center. This group is composed of Fundamentalist Christians, some of whom believe the job of Israel is to start the … Continue reading

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Thousands march on White House against Gaza War

On the 20th of July, a crowd estimated by some at 2,000 marched from the US State Department to the White House, demanding an end to Israel’s deadly invasion and bombardment of Gaza. Without help from the US State Department … Continue reading

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