Monthly Archives: January 2019

Extinction Rebellion marches casket to Natural History museum, blocks Const Ave

On the 26th of January, the Extinction Rebellion marched a casket from Pershing Park to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History to memorialize the many species which have been made extinct by human activity. At the conclusion of a funeral … Continue reading

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Protests continue against US support for possible coup in Venezuala

On the 26th of January, a second round of protest against US interferect and support for a possible coup in Venezuala took place in front of the White House. Trump has unilaterally recognized Juan Guaido as President of Venezuala, even … Continue reading

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Federal workers occupy Hart building, Sen Mitch McConnell’s office over shutdown

Update Jan 25:Trump folds, agreeing to reopen gov’t until Feb 15 WITHOUT wall funding as air travel called “unsafe,” Federal workers protest, and chaos mounts. “State of Emergency” for wall still a serious risk. Game Over! @PaulLeeTicks edited photo memorializing … Continue reading

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Reportback from 2019 Women’s March

On the 19th of January, the Women’s March totally overflowed their Freedom Plaza rally site, filling that area plus a short march route past Trump Hotel and around a few blocks almost continuously. The counterprotesting “march for all women” was … Continue reading

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Reportback from Counterprotesting the Theocrat/Anti-Choice “March for Life”

Update Jan 19:Trigger warning-heavy duty brownshirt behavior! MAGA-hatted students from Covington Catholic High School surround and harass elder at Indigenous Peoples’ March after anti-choice march 3 min 54 sec first 1 min 20 sec silent On the 18th of January, … Continue reading

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Indigenous People’s March descends on Washington DC

On the 18th of January, the Indigenous People’s March came together at the Department of the Interior from all over Turtle Island. From there the march proceeded to the Lincoln Memorial. Three speakers there featured on video: a welcome to … Continue reading

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Senate retreat at Nationals Park draws union protest against shutdown

On the 17th of January, the GOP-controlled Senate held a retreat at the Washington Nationals baseball stadium. Sen Mitch McConnell has been blocking any vote on proposals to reopen the US government without Trump’s racist wall funding. Outside the stadium, … Continue reading

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