Monthly Archives: July 2019

Trump’s ICE raids end in humiliating defeat

On the 23ed of July, ICE announced that their repeatedly-delayed “family operation” had netted only 35 arrests (and only 18 from the target list) out of 2,100 people listed as targets. Trump had threatened “millions” would be rounded up and … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion blockades Capitol Hill tunnels with superglued protesters

On the 23rd of July, with the the Sanders/Cortez climate emergency resolution going nowhere, Extinction Rebellion returned to Capitol Hill. Multiple teams converged on the tunnels connection House office buildings to the US Capitol. They arrived all at once and … Continue reading

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Opponents of W Va Rockwool plant erect mock factory inside Lowes

On the 20th of July, residents of W Va, Virginia, Maryland, and DC opposing Rockwool’s planned factory in W Virigina built a mock Rockwool factory inside the Lowes hardware store in Gaithersburg. The mock plant was built from Rockwool’s own … Continue reading

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Beyond Extreme Energy protests fracked gas export facilities at FERC’s monthly meeting

On the 18th of January, Beyond Extreme Energy showed up outside FERC, the Federal Energy “Regulatory” Agency. They were there to demand that possibly retiring FERC commissioner Cherly Lefleur vote against several proposed fracked gas export facilities-and against Canadian and … Continue reading

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Protesters invoking “Never Again” surround, blockade and enter ICE headquarters

On the 16th of July, protesters from Never Again Action, Jews against ICE, and Movimiento Cosecha blocked every dooryway into ICE headquarters on 12th street and the streets outside. In addition, 12 protesters entered the building and reportedly were the … Continue reading

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Amazon’s contract with Palantir/ICE earns Jeff Bezos a protest at his HOUSE

On Amazon Prime Day the 16th of July, protesters descended on the home of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. They carried mock Amazon Prime delivery boxes loaded with petitions demanding Amazon drop their DHS/Palantir contract which has caused thousands of deportations. … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party’s 7th anniversary ride makes special stop at Lights for Liberty

On the 12th of July, the DC Bike Party’s 7th anniversary ride made a special stopover at the Lights for Liberty vigil. Riders dismounted and walked by this vigil, a protest against Donald Trump’s border concentration camps and threatened terror … Continue reading

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“Lights for Liberty” vigil protests border concentration camps, proposed raids

On the 12 of July, “Lights for Liberty” protests were held from coast to coast against Trump’s concentration camps on the border and the threatened ICE raids. Here in DC, the American Federation of Teachers sent a feeder march, and … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion marches on Capitol Hill in face of police harassment

On the 9th of July, the DC Chapter of the global Extinction Rebellion movement marched on the US Capitol to support a climate emergency resolution introduced by Sen Bernie Sanders and Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.The march faced considerable harassment by US … Continue reading

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Protesters disrupt, blockade, attempt to storm “Christian Zionist” convention

On the 8th of July, the so-called “Christian Zionist” group Christians United for Israel or CUFI held their convention at the Washington Convention Centers. Small teams of protesters got inside, disrupting VP Mike Pence (an infamous Christian Dominionist) and other … Continue reading

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