Monthly Archives: December 2019

Protests shift focus to removal after impeachment of Donald Trump

After the Dec 18 impeachment of Donald Trump, groups holding protests calling for impeachment pivoted to the next stage of removing him from office: a vote in the Senate to remove him from office. At least 20 GOP Senators will … Continue reading

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2019 in Progressive Activism

Video compilation of protests and direct actions mostly but not entirely in the DC area as the resistance against the regime of Donald Trump enters its third year. (16 min 58 sec) Begins with the government shutdown, highlights multiple confrontations … Continue reading

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Protesters rally at US Capitol before impeachment of Donald Trump

On the morning of Dec 18, protesters rallied for impeachment of Donald Trump outside the US Capitol as the House began floor debate on doing exactly that. About ten hours later, the full House passed both articles of impeachment. Donald … Continue reading

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Impeachment Eve protests in Olney and all over the US

Dec 17 was the night before the House votes to impeach Donald Trump. All over the US people turned out for protest rallies demanding he be impeached and removed. One of the rallies was in Olney, featuring, Rep Sarbanes, Senator … Continue reading

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Kurds protest at White House against betrayal by Trump after defeat of ISIS

On the 14th of December, DC area Kurds, anti-Fascists, and othter supporters of the Syrian Democratic Forces protested in front of the White House. The protest demanded that Turkey pull their troops out of Northern Syria and stop their bombing. … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party rides to bike-themed “Light Battle” at Georgetown Glow

On the 11th of December, the last DC Bike Party of the year took to the streets. After an uphill run via Mass Ave and some side streets to Wisconsin Ave, the ride stopped at “Light Battle” at Georgetown Glow. … Continue reading

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#FireDrillFridays, XR protesters set blockades at BlackRock, Wells Fargo, and all around IMF and World Bank

The focus of the Dec 6 round of #FireDrillFridays protests was BlackRock, a financial fund manager infamous for both fossil fuel investments and for financing migrant detention camps. Wells Fargo was also hit, with a complex strategy defeating police efforts … Continue reading

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