Monthly Archives: August 2015

Code Pink Picnic for Peace supports Iran nuclear treaty

On the 30th of August, Code Pink stages a picnic for peace with Iran and the nuclear deal that Obama has signed but some in Congress are attempting to block. US Park Police and park rangers interfered, demanding that food … Continue reading

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Activists deliver petitions to DOJ demanding Federal investigation of Sandra Bland’s death

On the 26th of August, activists delivered twelve boxes of signed petitions to the Dept of Justice demanding they take over investigation of the death in custody of Sandra Bland. Waller County, Texas officials are trying to sell their claim … Continue reading

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Tar sands/Enbridge protesters lock down at Kerry’s house for 5 hours

On the 25th of August, MidWest Unrest marched on the home of Seceretary of State John Kerry. Upon arrival a wave of protesters went over the police pens protecting the house and locked down in a hard blockade. It was … Continue reading

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Supporters of Oaxaca teacher’s union hold outreach near Mexican Consulate

On the 24th of August, some DC area activists staged a public outreach event on 16th st about a block from the Mexican Consulate in solidarity with striking teachers in Oaxaca. Gabino Cue, governor of Oaxaca, has created a new … Continue reading

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We Are Cove Point holds “Hands Across Our Land gas export/pipeline protest

The 18th of August was a regional day of protest against Dominion’s planned Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipeline. Friends of Nelson County called for solidarity actions in communities along the route or otherwise effected by Dominion’s fracked gas projects. One … Continue reading

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Blackout DC blocks 395, stages coffin ceremony at US Capitol

On the 15th of August, Blackout DC staged what was announced as a march from the White House to the Capitol to protest police murder of Black and Brown people. Cops expected a direct march but got a surprise! The … Continue reading

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Another huge DC Bike Party takes to the streets

The July 3ed Anniversary special Bike Party was perhaps the largest ever, but the August 12th ride may have been second only to that one for sheer size. DC never seemed to get big Critical Mass or other such rides … Continue reading

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