Monthly Archives: December 2016

Video: 2016 in activism-chaos, catastrophe, and resistance

Video highlights of the past year in progressive activism. Resistance to Donald Trump, to the Dakota Access Pipeline, and to police murder are the three main themes of the past year. Now we must prepare for the battle to come … Continue reading

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Jewish,Muslim activists demand building managers EVICT “Clarion Project” hate group

On Dec 21, both Jewish and Muslim activists backed by allies held a “No Hate Groups at 1717 Penn” rally, demanding that the extremist,anti-Muslim Clarion Project be evicted from the building for peddling hate. It is rare to hear of … Continue reading

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Homeless Memorial March and vigil remembers 46 who died this year

On the 20th of December, the People for Fairness Coalition marched from Luther Place Church to Freedom Plaza to remember 46 people who died on the street or with a housing voucher they were unable to use. The march included … Continue reading

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Environmental groups call Trump’s climate denying Cabinet picks “arsonists running the fire department”

On the 20th of December, 350.org and several other environmental groups gathered in front of the GSA office at 1800 F st. Trump’s transition team is being permitted to use that Federal building. The pro-Earth groups were there to denounce … Continue reading

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MoveOn, DRUM march against Trump’s planned registry of Muslims

On the 12th of December, MoveOn.org and DRUM(Desis Rising Up & Moving ) marched from the Department of Justice to the White House demanding Obama shut the NSEERS muslim registry all the way down. This is so Trump cannot use … Continue reading

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“Standing Rock and Beyond” march demands DAPL pipeline be cancelled, Leonard Peltier be freed

On the 10th of December, the Standing Rock and Beyond march and rally demanded that Obama move to finish off the Dakota Access Pipeline and grant executive clemency to Leonard Peltier. Leonard Peltier’s eldest son spoke at the rally on … Continue reading

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Georgetown Solidarity Committee vs Nike: University President’s office occupied

On the 8th of December, the Georgetown Solidarity Committee decided they have had enough of Georgetown University’s refusal to cancel their contracts with Nike. At 10AM, a crew of students occupied the University President DeSioia’s office, then at around noon … Continue reading

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