Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sunrise Movement occupies Mitch McConnell’s office for Green New Deal

On the 25th of February, hundreds of activists from the Sunrise Movement occupied Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office. They were protesting his efforts to scuttle the Green New Deal with a quick (presumably NO) vote before it can even … Continue reading

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Rojava benefit concert plays to capacity crowd at St Stephens

On the evening of the 23ed of February, several punk bands with Anti-Flag headlining played a Rojava(Kurdish) benefit show at St Stephens. The show was entirely sold out. At several times, anti-Fascist and pro-YPG/YPJ chants alternated with the music. A … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion holds second “Freaky Fridays” rally at Suntrust Plaza

On Friday, the 22nd of February, DC’s Extinction Rebellion chapter held their second “Freaky Fridays” protest about extreme climate chaos and resulting extinctions in a row. This time around, the chosen site was Suntrust Plaza at the intersection of 18th … Continue reading

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BLM blockades Chinatown, “National Emergency” protesters rally at White House

At Noon on the 18th of February, protesters at the White House declared that TRUMP is the “national emergency”. This is over his attempt to claim dictatorial powers to remove as many Brown people from the US as possible and … Continue reading

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Noise Protest outside DC Jail protests 8 months w no Rec Time

Recently, BLM activists and No Justice No Pride got word that inmates at both the DC Jail (Central Detention Facitly) and the so-called “Correctional Treatment Facility” had used various excuses to deny inmates ALL outdoor recreation time for the past … Continue reading

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March for TPS Justice tears down mock wall at Trump Hotel, marches on Capitol Hill

On the 12th of Feb, migrants holding Temporary Protected Status backed by a massive crowd of supporters marched from the White House to Capitol Hill to demand legal permanent residency. The march stopped at Trump Hotel, where a mock wall … Continue reading

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State of the Union draws protests in multiple locations

Before Donald Trump could give his State of the Union Address filled with racist venom against migrants, he had to get past protesters. There were protesters at the White House and along both the Constitution Ave and Independence Ave motorcade … Continue reading

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