Monthly Archives: January 2017

Detention of refugee families draws protesters to Dulles, BWI, White House, Trump Hotel

Update Jan 29:Report of five year old detained, kept from mother at unknown airport in defiance of court-ordered stay on Trump’s executive order. Mass protests continuing. Locally protests at BWI, White House, Trump Hotel. Update Jan 29 just before midnight:EFF … Continue reading

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CCAN Polar Bear Plunge protests climate change, raises funds for CCAN

On the 28th of January, Chesapeake Climate Action Network held their annual midwinter Polar Bear Plunge on the banks of the Potomac River at National Harbor. One of the speakers was DC Councilmember Mary Cheh, who exhorted the crowd to … Continue reading

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Thousands protest Trump’s vist to Philadelphia

On the 26th of January, Donald Trump appeared at a 3 day GOP retreat in downtown Philiadelphia just blocks from the historic City Hall building. Several thousand protesters marched to the police barricades just one block away. Three issues dominated … Continue reading

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Trump’s Muslim roundups begin in spite of delayed executive order, emergency protests held in DC and NYC

SURG-DC is reporting that arrests and deportations of US Muslims have already started. Visas are being revoked without warning. At any time Trump is expected to issue an executive order forbidding immigration by most or all Muslims, but he has … Continue reading

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HD video of Greenpeace “resist” banner hang near Trump’s White House

HD Video (720p) of the Greenpeace “resist” banner hang from a 270 foot crane that appeared to float over the White House when viewed from the south

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Trump’s Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline executive orders draw big emergency protest

On the 24th of January, “Fuhrer” Donald Trump signed exectutive orders to restart the Keystone XL approval process and attempt to ram through the Dakota Access Pipeline. At 5PM, with just 4 hours notice, protesters started gathering at the White … Continue reading

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Jan 2017:The first Month of Resistance to Trump

23 Days of Resistance-a video compilation of protests and direct actions mostly in DC against Trump, against racism, and against fascism. Begins with Jan 1 anti-DAPL banner hang at Vikings game then the Jan 2 “Little Counterinaugural” in DC where … Continue reading

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