Monthly Archives: January 2018

J2018 protests hit the streets on anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration

Jan 20, 2018, much of the Federal government’s non-cooercive portions shut down on the anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration. ICE, the FBI, and the military are not included in the shutdown. Meanwhile, protesters hit the streets all over DC. There was … Continue reading

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Pipeline/fracking opponents post their demands on the walls of FERC

On the 18th of January, Beyond Extreme Energy and others fighting against fracked gas pipelines, fracking, and eminent domain posted their demands on the walls of FERC shortly before the agency’s monthly meeting. As fast as activists were putting up … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter DC marches in, is grand marshalls at MLK day parade

On the 15th of January, Black Lives Matter DC marched in the annual DC MLK day parade. Black Lives Matter DC also had the honor of being selected as grand marshalls in the parade this year. Behind Black Lives Matter … Continue reading

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Protest against GITMO on 16th anniversary of opening leads to five arrests

On Jan 11, protesters marked the 16th anniversary of the opening of Gitmo with a protest in front of the White House,. They found Penn Ave closed (as usual) so they held a tea ceremony for the current 41 detainees … Continue reading

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Environmentalists rally in Annapolis for 50% renewable energy mandate

On the 10th of January, environmentalists gathered in Annapolis, MD to demand that the General Assembly passthe Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2018, mandating that 50% of energy used in the state come from renewables such as solar and wind. … Continue reading

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Riders OBJECT to proposed DC Circulator route changes to favor private business over other riders

On the 4th of January, riders of the DC Circulator objected at a public hearing to proposed April 2018 “major service changes” that would favor upscale development on the Potomac Waterfront over existing bus riders and over nonprofit and governmental … Continue reading

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