Monthly Archives: October 2019

Whistleblower contingent runs in High Heel race, invokes “Lock Him Up”

DC’s annual High Heel Race took place on October 29, the last Tuesday before Halloween. One contingent was dressed in referee’s uniforms, blew whistles, and chanted “Lock Him Up!” This was just two days after Donald Trump was jeered with … Continue reading

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BLM marches on FOP for Atatiana Jefferson after rally at MPD

On the 28th of October, Black Lives Matter activists rallied at MPD’s headquarters, then marched on the headquarters of the Fraternal Order of Police. They were demanding justice for Atatiana Jefferson and for all other Black women murdered by police. … Continue reading

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Trump Booed, impeachment Banners hung At World Series

On the 27th of October, Donald Trump thought he could turn the 5th game of the World Series (Wash Nationals vs Houston Astros) into a campaign rally for himself. Instead, the whole ballpark erupted into a roaring chorus of boos … Continue reading

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#JUSTICEFORMONTE rally held in front of PG County Police Station

On the 26th of October, Black Lives Matter activists backed by allies showed up in front of the PG County police station on Barlowe Rd in Landover, MD. They were there to demand that the cops who broke Monte’s neck … Continue reading

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IMF/World Bank 75th anniv Fall Meetings draw climate protesters

On the 18th of October, at least three different groups of protesters descended on the Fall Meetings of the IMF and World Bank. The largest was a climate protest, demanding that the IMF, World Bank, and IFC entirely stop funding … Continue reading

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Opponents of Potomac Pipeline/Rockwool hold 2nd “Hands Across the Potomac” event

On the 13th of October, opponents of Transcanada’s Potomac Pipeline and of the toxic Rockwool plant being build across from a school in W Va held the second “Hands Across the Potomac” event on the bridge from Shepherdstown, W Va … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party holds Halloween-themed ride

On Friday the 11th of October, the DC Bike Party staged a Halloween-themed ride, complete with someone in a T-rex suit on a skateboard, ghost costumes, and more. Video: the Halloween-themed ride 4:20

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