Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 2016 DC Critical Mass reportback

A hot night did not deter DC’s Critical Mass bike ride from returning to the streets on July 29, the last Friday of the month. These rides are basically social rides these days, departing from Dupont Circle at shortly after … Continue reading

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Democratic National Convention protests say “Bern it Down,” reject bullshit “Party Unity” demand

July 24:Video from the March for a Clean Energy Revolution featuring the Indigenous contingent July 24: Video from the “Bernie or Bust” march on the DNC July 26: video originally uploaded to Twitter by Stephanie Wash. July 26: Roll Call … Continue reading

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Slumlord Geoff Griffis gets another home demo in Cleveland Park

Geoffrey Griffis, managing member for CityPartners, LLC is up to his neck in the efforts to evict all residents of Congress Heights in Anacostia so a new “mixed use” development can take their place. On the 23ed of July under … Continue reading

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Beyond Extreme Energy disrupts FERC, locks down at Democratic Party HQ

On the 21st of July, six members of Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) locked down across the doors of Democratic Party headquarters in DC, holding the space for hours. The Democrats sent out two people to “negotiate,” but they said they … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter occupies Fraternal order of Police lobbying office

Early morning on the 20th of July,Members of BYP 100 and Black Lives Matter DC took over the Fraternal Order of Police Legislative Office 328 Massachusetts Ave NE. As this is being written SUPPORT IS REQUESTED, they will be there … Continue reading

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A modest proposal for the Trump/RNC protests in Cleveland

From DC Indymedia https://dcindymedia.org/node/1181: The Cleveland pigs have decreed that things like gas masks, food coolers, bicycle locks, and squirt guns are banned in a huge “event zone” covering a good part of downtown Cleveland during the Repugnican National Convention. … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter shuts down Georgetown, announces summer of home demos

On the 9th of July, Black Lives Matter gathered at the African-American Civil War Memorial for what appeared to be another march on U st. While the march began there, it quickly headed west towards Dupont Circle, then dropped into … Continue reading

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