Monthly Archives: November 2019

Fire Drill Friday Reportback: Black Friday funeral march for the climate

On the 29th of November, as other stormed the shopping malls with nothing but holiday plunder on their minds, the weekly #FireDrillFridays climate/fossil fuels protest at the US Capitol morphed into a funeral march for young activist’s futures. Teenage speakers … Continue reading

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Impeachment protesters show up again at Trump Hotel

On the 25th of November, yet another group of protesters showed up at Trump Hotel demanding he be impeached and removed from office. This group emphasized his use of the White House for personal gain, a crime that prior to … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion Hunger strikers occupy MoCo county council’s cafeteria

On the 19th of November, a group of hunger strikers from Extinction Rebellion set up shop in the cafeteria used by the Montgomery County council. They demanded the council back up its words on climate emergency with actual deeds which … Continue reading

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Protest held at White House against US backed coup in Bolivia

On the 16th of November, the ANSWER Coalition held a protest against the US supported “soft coup” in Bolivia. A smaller group of possibly wealthy and mostly non-Indigenous Bolivians counterprotested. The right wingers claimed there was no coup, but speakers … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party rides on cold November night

On the 13th of November, the DC Bike Party took to the streets on an only slightly above-freezing night. The DC Bike Party rides the 2nd Wed of every month from April through December, so there will be one more … Continue reading

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Kurdish and antifascist activists protest against Trump’s meeting with Turkish dictator Erdogen

On the 13th of November, as public impeachment hearings started, Donald Trump welcomed Turkish dictator Erdogan to the White House. This is while Turkish troops occupy part of Norther Syria and are destroying Kurdish towns. Outside the meeting, Kurdish and … Continue reading

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Code Pink protests Kennedy Center exhibit of GW Bush paintings glorifying Iraq war

On Veteran’s Day (Nov 11), Code Pink protested at the Kennedy Center against an exhibit “artwashing” the Iraq War. The Boeing-sponsored exhibit is of GW Bush’s own paintings of the very veterans whom he sent to war and who came … Continue reading

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