Monthly Archives: November 2014

DC Ferguson closes Georgetown streets, storm Pentagon City mall

On the 29th of November, DC Ferguson protesters marched through Georgetown and shut down the streets. When the march headed out of Georgetown, marchers transitioned from the sidewalks to block shoppers who did not drive in from reaching the doors … Continue reading

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Fur-free Friday pickets Furrier’s Row, storms Miller’s Furs

Black Friday is also known as Fur Free Friday. On Fur Free Friday, Nov 28, 2014, animal rights protesters marched around the fur shops around the DC-MD line, including Neiman-Marcus, Saks 5th Ave, Dior, and Bloomingdales. Afterwards everyone pretended to … Continue reading

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Black Friday labor protesters march on Wal-Mart, get inside

On Black Friday, also known as Buy Nothing Day, labor protesters including striking Wal-Mart associates marched on the 1st and H st Wal-Mart in the third protest there this week. Some of the protesters managed to get inside first in … Continue reading

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Strikers, supporters at Ga Ave Wal-Mart protest as store opens on holiday

The new Wal-Mart stores in DC chose to open on the settler holiday known as Thanksgiving, a day most workers get to spend with their families. As they did, striking Wal-Mart associates backed by community activsts and supporters set up … Continue reading

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DC Ferguson marchers take over streets, storm Wal-Mart

On the 25th of November, thousands took to the streets for the second night of DC Ferguson protests responding the the grand jury’s refusal to indict killer cop Darren Wilson. The protest took over the streets and blocked the intersection … Continue reading

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“Party at the FCC” demands net neutrality

On the 13th of November, net neutrality activists responded to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s defiance of Obama’s new pro-net neutrality position.They showed up at FCC headquarters for a party under cold rain mixed with snow, then took over the doorway … Continue reading

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Code Pink protests at “Freedom Checkpoints” outside Concert for Valor

On the 11th of November, on the 96th anniversary of the end of WWI, Code Pink showed up outside the police checkpoints and cattle chute fences of the so-called “Concert for Valor” on the Mall. Code Pink was protesting the … Continue reading

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