Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trump pinyata smashed at Trump Hotel

On the 30th of October, a pre-Halloween dance party at Trump Hotel featured a balloon banner lift for hurricane relief-and a genuine, made in Mexico Trump pinyata. Video: Bashing and smashing the Trump pinyata,plus the banner lift Banner partially supported … Continue reading

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Climate First! protests at Wells Fargo branch against Keystone XL stake

On the 28th of October, Climate First! showed up in front of the Wells Fargo branch near Howard University, which they reported is the last Wells Fargo branch in DC to be open on Saturdays. Activists were there to protest … Continue reading

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DC High Heel Race participants lampoon Trump

On October 24, the 30th running of the annual pre-Halloween High Heel Race took over 17th st. Several participants lampooned Donald Trump, two of them about the paper towels he tossed in Puerto Rico as though a roll of paper … Continue reading

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DC reinvest rallies at Wilson Building demanding DC Government cut ties with racist Wells Fargo

On the 23ed of October, DC Reinvest protested at the Wilson Building, demanding that the city government remove all its accounts and business from Wells Fargo. A resolution has been introduced in the council to divest, and activists are focussing … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party stages Pre-Halloween “Dark Alleys” ride

On the 18th of October, the monthly DC Bike Party took place a week later than normal and had a special pre-Halloween theme. This was the “Dark Alleys” ride, with some riders in costume and a lot of alley cut-throughs … Continue reading

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Protest against Trump’s Muslim ban 3.0 marches from White House to Trump Hotel

On the 17th of October, a Federal court blocked Trump’s third version of his Muslim Ban in response to a lawsuit by Hawaii. Trump being certain to appeal as before, mobilizing continues against the ban. On Oct 18, the day … Continue reading

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Marchers for Puerto Rico condemn Trump’s paper towel toss, lack of aid

On the 18th of October, Puerto Ricans and supporters marched from the US Capitol to FEMA, demanding the Federal government provide aid for a community where power is still out, food and clean water are hard to get, and the … Continue reading

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Trump tax cut speech for Heritage Foundation draws protest, “Tax Chicken”

On the 17th of October, Donald Trump gave a speech for the Heritage Foundation at the Marriot at 901 Mass Ave. Organizers of the April 15th Tax March set up the “Tax Chicken” in the adjacent park, then they and … Continue reading

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Hundreds protest on Rumsey Bridge against Potomac Pipeline

On the 14th of October, over 350 people participated in “Hands Across the Potomac, a protest against TransCanada’s proposed Potomac Pipeline for fracked gas. After assembling in Shepherdstown, W Va for speakers, protesters marched onto the Rumsey Bridge over the … Continue reading

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Brazilian fascist Jair Bolsonaro forced to cancel GW University speech

On the 13th of October,extreme-right Brazilian congressman Jair Bolsonaro was forced to cancel his planned appearance at George Washington University after students began mobilizing against him. He is a far-right fascist planning to run for President of Brazil. In a … Continue reading

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