Monthly Archives: September 2017

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Trumpcare is back, version 5.0 draws protesters to US Capitol

Over the Sep 16-17 weekend, Donald Trump’s 5th attempt to replace Obamacare rocketed back into the news, nearing the 50 vote threshold with plans to replace much of Medicaid with block grants to states and huge healthcare budgets cuts. Fearing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Kayaktivists stage naval style banner raising at Pentagon against war and fossil fuels

On the 17th of September, the Backbone Campaign, World Without War, the Raging Grannies, and other groups bypassed the usual difficulties of protesting at the Pentagon by taking to the water to raise banners from kayaks. Kayaktivists condemned the Pentagon’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

People’s Congress of Resistance culminates with march on White House

From September 16-17 the People’s Congress of Resistance met at Howard University. On September 17th this ended with a march from Howard University to the White House Video of the march The march on U st The People’s Congress of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nazis, alt-right show up at fizzled Trump/MAGA “Mother of all Rallies”

Update 11PM 9-16:Fash afterparty found at Harry’s bar with Kyle Chapman (based stickman) in attendance. He pursues Indymedia photgrapher (presumably to assault) but cannot keep up.Someone yelled the name “Kyle,” confirming his presence. Not sure if this was another afterparty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DC Bike Party rides to Anacostia

The September 2017 DC Bike Party rode from Dupont Circle to Anacostia via Union Station, RFK Stadium, multiple park trails and bridges, and finally ended at a party in the MLK Ave and W st area. Video highlights of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment