Monthly Archives: February 2016

March to continuing White House Peace vigil remembers Concepcion Piccolo

On the 27th of February, a memorial service at Luther Place remembered Concepcion Piccolo, who for 35 years maintained a vigil in front of the White House against nuclear weapons and war. At the conclusion of the service participants marched … Continue reading

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Tenants facing mass eviction, rent hikes storm Bush Properties office

On the 25th of February, tenants from Museum Square and Mt Vernon Plaza backed by ONE DC and API Resistance showed up outside their landlord’s office in Clarendon, VA. Originally the plan was to send a delegation inside to deliver … Continue reading

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FBI demand to unlock iPhones draws protest at Hoover Building

On the 23ed of February, protesters representing groups from Code Pink all the way to the CATO Institute showed up in front of the FBI’s J Edgar Hoover building to protest the FBI’s demands that Apple help them defeat encrypted … Continue reading

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8 Arrests after Coal Ash, Pipeline opponents march on Dominion, occupy VA Capitol steps

On the 20th of February, a massive protest assembled in Richmond by the Capitol bell tower before marching on Dominion’s headquarters. They were marching against Dominion’s practice of dumping coal ash into the James River. Also present were opponents of … Continue reading

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Labor Activists storm National Retail Federation demanding living wage and predictable hours

On the 12th of February, many hundreds of labor activsts were in town for the National Jobs With Justice Conference. In late afternoon a massive march left the conference. The march divided into two, with the restarant workers going to … Continue reading

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Baltimore Bloc, allies shut down Pro-Rape “Men’s Rights” meetup

On the 6th of February, a “men’s rights” meetup organized by Daryush “Roosh” Valizdeh was planned for the Cross Street Market in Baltimore, MD as one of 165 similar meetups on an “International Meetup Day.” Roosh is infamous for calling … Continue reading

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Labor activsts and Vegans protest TPP at Baltimore World Trade Center

On the 4th of February, a mix of labor activists and area vegans showed up at the Baltimore World Trade Center to protest the signing of the TPP or Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP is a yet to be ratified trade … Continue reading

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