Monthly Archives: September 2017

Massive March for Racial Justice “takes a knee” at Trump Hotel

On the 30th of September, the March for Racial Justice and the March for Black Women converged at Lincoln Park and marched to the Mall. On the way, the march passed the Dept of “Justice” and Trump Hotel. At Trump … Continue reading

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Fascist cowards no-show at Mark Bray Antifa book event

On the 29th of September, Mark Bray spoke at Politics and Prose almost next door to Comet Pizza to promote his book “Antifa” subtitled “the anti-fascist handbook.” Fascists were expected to attempt to disrupt this militantly anti-fascist event like earlier … Continue reading

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Counter Repression bike ride to Pittsburgh departs from 12th and L in DC

On the 27th of September, the CounterRepressionSpokes bike ride set out from 12th and L sts in DC, bound for Pittsburgh via the C&O Canal towpath and other trails. The ride is raising money for Dead City Legal Posse(J20 defense), … Continue reading

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Over 50 arrests as ADAPT shuts down Trumpcare hearing

On the 25th of September, over 50 activists from the disability rights groups ADAPT were arrested in a protest that shut down a Senate hearing on the Graham Cassidy bill. Graham-Cassidy is the latest and worst Trumpcare bill, among other … Continue reading

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DC Divestfest promotes citywide divestment from Wells Fargo and other big banks

On the 24th of September, multiple organizations came together at the Uptown Art House to stage DC Divestfest. This event promoted both individual and city government divestment from Well Fargo in particular and other pipeline funding, gentrifying, prison-funding banks in … Continue reading

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ONE DC People’s Platform puts Kenyan McDuffie on mock trial over Brookland Manor

On September 21, the monthly One DC People’s Platform was held at Dance Place in the gentrification-beseiged Catholic University/Brookland neighborhood. The highlight of the event was a “people’s trial” of DC Councilmember Kenyon McDuffie for multiple offenses related to his … Continue reading

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Pipeline protesters disrupt FERC’s first meeting with new Trump commissioners

On the 20th of September, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first meeting since two of Trump’s three new commissioners were confirmed. Protesters showed up outside, and those of them not yet known to FERC security managed to … Continue reading

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