Monthly Archives: January 2016

Native Americans rally at EPA demanding toxic uranium mines be cleaned up

On the 28th of January, members of several Native American nations showed up outside the headquarters of the EPA to demand that thousands of abandoned uranium mines be cleaned up.The mines are leaking uranium into water depended on by the … Continue reading

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Pro-choice activists block antiabortion march

On the 22nd of January, pro-choice activsts gathered at noon at the US Supreme Court. They got there ahead of the incoming anti-choice march that harasses the Supreme Court every year on the anniversary of Roe Vs Wade. With the … Continue reading

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Gas export protesters shut down Bank of America over $4B credit line for Dominion

On the 21st of January, opponents of Bank of America’s investments in Dominion’s fracked gas export facility at Cove Point showed up at the branch across the street from the White House. Some of them were from Lusby in Calvert … Continue reading

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Final reportback from #StormSkanska weekend of action

We have been campaigning against Skanska for over a year. On January 1, 2015, Richard Cavallaro took the position of CEO and President of Skanska USA, succeeding company veteran Michael McNally. The campaign to stop the Animal Research & Care … Continue reading

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National Airport contract workers march, blockade 14th and Independence Ave

On the 18th of January, airport contract workers from National Airport supported by union organizers gathered near the MLK Memorial, then marched on Independance Ave and stopped to blockade the intersection of 14th st and Independence Ave. Blackades there quickly … Continue reading

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“Muriel’s gotta go-go” dance party demands removal of Mayor Bowser

On the 16th of January Black Lives Matter activists staged the first “Muriel’s Gotta Go-Go” dance party outside the Reeves Center.The dance party was complete with a sound truck playing banned go-go music, prohibited in DC nightclubs by ruthless governmental … Continue reading

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Migrant and Native American activists protest Obama’s ICE raids

On the 16th of January, migrants backed by Native American activists protested in front of the White House to demand not only and end to the recent terror wave of ICE raids, but all deportations. At the climax of the … Continue reading

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