Monthly Archives: September 2019

National Transgender Visibility March massively outnumbers pro-Trump counterprotesters

On the 28th of September the National Transgender Visibility March took to the streets, taking up several blocks at a time on Penn Ave. A smattering of pro-Trump counterprotesters from the tiny and probably failed “Mother of All Rallies” were … Continue reading

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ShutDown DC stages followup climate strike march in AM rush hour

On Sep 27, the same climate protesters who shut down the previous monday’s AM rush hour returned to the streets for a followup march. With the US government and major corporations having done nothing after the climate strike, they needed … Continue reading

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Climate Strike blockades dozens of roads, AM rush hour reduced to chaos

On the 23ed of September, a wide variety of climate activists groups set street blockades all over DC and in all four quadrants, blocking many of those who can afford to pay $20+ a day to park from getting to … Continue reading

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DC protest against prison slavery in Alabama invokes Attica uprising

On the 20th of September, relatives and former prison inmates from Alabama backed by DC area activists held a rally in Pershing Park demanding that the Dept of Justice sue the Alabama Dept of Corrections over prison slavery as well … Continue reading

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Students strike for climate action descends on US Capitol

On the 20th of September, thousands of students refused to show up for school, instead descending on the US Capitol to demand action against global climate chaos. This was just one of a global series of coordinated student strikes around … Continue reading

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Amazon Watch, Code Pink protest Brazilian Environmental minister Salles at US Chamber of Commerce

On the 19th of September, Amazon Watch and Code Pink protested against the US visit of Brazil’s environmental minister (and Amazon arson enabler) Ricardo Salles as he entered the headquarters of the US Chamber of Commerce. Efforts by Salles to … Continue reading

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Climate protests start early as Climate First! protests Chase Bank

On the 19th of September, Climate First! kicked off the upcoming climate protests early with a protest against Chase Bank. Chase is a major, major investor in fossil fuels and has substantial investments in both Enbridge and TransCanada HD Video-Climate … Continue reading

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