Monthly Archives: January 2016

14 arrests at “Real State of the Union” war and drone protest

On the 12th of January, 14 people were arrested on the Capitol steps attempting to deliver a petition to Congress after a protest of unending US wars and armed drones that deliver only bombs and death. At one point during … Continue reading

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Anti-torture activists demand closure of Gitmo on 14th anniversary of its opening

On the 11th of January, activists marked another year of prisoners being held without charge or trial at Guantanimo Bay, One detainee was released that morning, bringing the total number of men still buried alive at Gitmo to 103. This … Continue reading

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Activists occupy McMillan Park in defiance of developers for dance party

On the 9th of January, community activists defied the closure of McMillan Park to the public, holding an underground dance party in the man-made cave complex beneath the site. These caves will offer potent defense possibilies if in the future … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter protesters shut down DC streets, call for removal of Mayor Bowser

On Dec 31, 2015, New Years Eve, Black Lives Matter protesters swarmed into Chinatown by the hundreds. They marched from Chinatown to 14th st to U st, shutting down strategic intersections along the way. This time around, protesters were demanding … Continue reading

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