Monthly Archives: October 2015

Neo-Nazis at NPI convention sprayed with silly string and caught smoking

On Halloween, the 31st of October, the neo-Nazi American Policy Institute (NPI) Convention met at the National Press Club. Many well-known white supremacists were in attendance. To get in, they had to run a gauntlet of anti-racist protesters who not … Continue reading

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Vivisection protesters descend on Skanska’s VA office over U-Wa lab contract

Skanska is one of the largest construction companies on Earth. Skanska USA has a $90M contract with University of Washington to build an underground primate research laboratory that may also be used against other animals. On the 30th of October … Continue reading

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High Heel Race takes over 17th st

On the 27th of October, a huge crowd descended on 17th st to watch the annual High Heel Race. Included in the race was a “Kim Davis” themes contingent complete with clashing “Free Kim Davis” and “Do Your Job” signs … Continue reading

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Code Pink protests “Predator” drone talks at Air and Space

On the 27th of September the National Air and Space Museum hosted the “Predator: Transforming Modern Warfare with Drones” talk. The featured speaker was James G. “Snake” Clark, a former US killer drone commander. Outside Code Pink protested the talk … Continue reading

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Proposed $600/month rent hike at Mt Vernon Plaza apartments draws protest vigil

Mt Vernon Plaza at 10th and M sts is owned by Bush Construction Companies, the same Va landlord who is seeking to evict all residents of Museum Square in Chinatown. At Mt Vernon Plaza Bush is attempting to shake down … Continue reading

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Whole Foods, Trader Joes picketed over union-busting berry producer Sakuma

On the 24th of October, the IWW, , DC Fair Food, Three Part Harmony Farm, and DC Stampede showed up outside the Whole Foods at 14th and P st and the Trader Joes on 14th st for informational pickets. They … Continue reading

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Light brigade protests CISA Internet surveillance bill

On the 22nd of October, the Light Brigade showed up at the US Capitol to protest the CISA internet surveillance/data sharing bill. CISA is a bill to allow greatly increased data sharing between US Internet services and the US government … Continue reading

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