Monthly Archives: August 2014

Thousands Rally for Michael Brown in Malcolm X Park

On the 14th of August, several thousand people in a very diverse crowd showed up for a rally billed as a “moment of silence” to remember Michael Brown, murdered by Fergerson, MO cops. Video from the rally The rally was … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party rides again

On the 13th of August, the DC Bike Party took to the streets again, with hundreds of riders. These rides are the second Wednesday of every month, departing Dupont Circle at 8PM. They sometimes attract over 600 riders. This ride … Continue reading

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Protesters against police killing of Michael Brown march on FBI from White House

On the 13th of August, protesters gathered in front of the White House to demand an end to police shootings of young African-American men and boys. The murder of Michael Brown(who was unarmed) by a cop in Fergerson, Missouri is … Continue reading

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Extreme rains put Beach Dr under two feet of water in MD

On the 12th of August, rain fell at thunderstorm intensity from early morning until mid-afternoon. That evening at almost 6PM, Beach Drive near Kensington Parkway was submerged under about two feet of water. Nearby residents told the TV News they … Continue reading

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Code Pink protests renewed US war in Iraq

On the 11th of August, Code Pink staged a protest in front of the White House demanding an end to renewed US bombing in Iraq. Nobody trusts Obama with this anymore than George W Bush, and the US is known … Continue reading

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Gaza solidarity protest at Israeli Embassy

On the 11th of August, Code Pink and other opponents of Israel’s invasion and siege of Gaza showed up in front of the Israeli Embassy, opposed by exactly ONE counterprotester. An Egyptian delegation opposed to the coup regime there showed … Continue reading

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Pro-Gaza advocates face off with Zionists on “Day of Rage” at White House

On the 9th of August, Palestinian Civil Society organizations had a call out for a “Day of Rage” and protests took place all over the world. One was in DC, where a pro-Gaza protest divided into two sections: one focussing … Continue reading

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Zionists, cops start trouble at huge Gaza march on White House, Washington Post

On the 2nd of August, organizers estimated 30,000 people took to the streets in solidarity with the hard-pressed residents of occupied Gaza, Palestine. There were at least three ugly incidents,one involving Zionist provocateurs, one involving the US Park Police, and … Continue reading

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Thousands march on CBP, White House demanding end to deportations

On the 2nd of August, thousands of migrants and their supporters gathered on the Mall before marching first on Customs and Border Patrol’s headquarters, then on Obama’s White House. They were demanding nothing less than “deferred action” by executive order … Continue reading

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