Monthly Archives: September 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Protests mark 1 yr anniversary of police shooting of Terrence Sterling

On September 11, 2016, MPD officer Brian Trainer shot and killed Terrence Sterling at 3rd and M sts NW at about 4:20 AM. One year later at the same time, protesters gathered at the same intersection demanding that Brian Trainer … Continue reading

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Cville2DC/Impeachment Square still holding out

On the evening of September 9, the Impeachment Square protesters who have marched to DC from Charlottesville were still holding out despite loss of their food, water, and tents to an early morning police raid. Continuing their plans they went … Continue reading

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