Monthly Archives: April 2019

Embassy Protection Collective HOLDING Embassy of Venezuala against Trump-backed forces of Juan Guaido

Since early April, Code Pink and allied groups have been living in and holding the Embassy of Venezuala, keeping out the Trump-backed opposition forces of self-declared “president” Juan Guaido. Diplomats from Venezuala’s current government were ordered out of the US, … Continue reading

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Protesters in T-rex suits demand Japan stop funding coal at Prime Minister’s Trump visit

On the 26th of April, Japanese Prime Minister Shinz┼Ź Abe visited Donald Trump at the White House.Outside were protesters from Oil Change International in T-rex suits. They were demanding that Japan stop funding dirty coal plants in neighboring countries, especially … Continue reading

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WTU rally demands full funding for schools, existing budget has other priorities

On the 25th of April, Washington Teacher’s Union showed up at Freedom Plaza demanding the City Council fully fund DC schools (and the Mayor sign the resulting budget) in all 8 wards. It is well known the Mayor prefers to … Continue reading

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Massive #DontMuteDC event at 14th and U features music, dirt bikes

On the 23ed of April, the #DontMuteDC movement sparked by a single “New Washingtonian” attemting to silence go-go music at MetroPCS returned to 14th and U sts NW. This time the protest had a new demand: fully funding DC schools … Continue reading

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Kremlin Annex/impeachment protest draws crowd evening after redacted Mueller report released

On the 18th of April, the long-awaited Mueller report on the Trump/Russia affair was released in a redacted form. Again, as in the summary the report claims no collusion between Trump and Russian agents seeking to interfere in the 2016 … Continue reading

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Beyond Extreme Energy drops banner, disrupts FERC meeting

On the 18th of April, two activists from Beyond Extreme Energy scaled the headquarters of FERC and dropped a banner from the awning. Others inside disrupted FERC’s monthly meeting, at which gas and fracking eminent domain projects are normally rubber … Continue reading

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8 arrests at Extinction Rebellion “Climate Games” at GOP headquarters

On the 16th of April, the Extinction Rebellion showed up in front of Republican Party headquarters just S of the US Capitol. Extinction Rebellion blocked off First Street and began setting up for the “Climate Games” pitting Team Earth against … Continue reading

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