Monthly Archives: January 2020

Poor People’s Campaign holds street march before organizing meeting

On the 29th of January, the Poor People’s Campaign gathered at the Wilson Building, then marched through evening traffic to a church on G st for an organizing meeting. The Poor People’s Campaign is building up to what may be … Continue reading

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40 arrests as Remove Trump protests demanding witnesses be called to Trump’s impeachment trial

On the 29th of January, the daily #SwarmtheSenate protests for removal of Donald Trump from office continued, with civil disobedience on the Capitol steps and 40 people arrested. A key demand was that witnesses be called to testify, as trials … Continue reading

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Protesters march against potential war with Iran

On the 25th of January, ANSWER held a march from the White House to a teach-in at George Washington University against still-possible war between the US and Iran. Video of the march 2 min 24 sec

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Reportback from counterprotests as Trump speaks, fascists march in anti-choice parade

On the 24th of January, what used to be the annual Roe V Wade anniversary anti-choice parade marched two days late. Donald Trump spoke at their rally, MAGA hats appeared in the parade(though not all that densely), and flat-out fascists … Continue reading

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Extreme right attempts, fails to hijack Richmond gun rally

On the 20th of January, tens of thousands of gun owners gathered near the VA state Capitol to lobby against proposed new gun laws, some warned while wearing rifles that gun confiscation would be resisted by force. While tens of … Continue reading

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4th annual Women’s March takes to the streets amid scattered right-wing crazies

On the 18th of January, the 4th annual Women’s March took to the streets for a march all the way around the White House. Far-right counterprotesters included antichoice banner holders shut down by a single pair of anarchists, and some … Continue reading

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11 arrests in Hart, Russell buildings in Remove Trump “Swarm the Senate” protests

Since Jan 6, Remove Trump has held daily “Swarm the Senate” protests on Capitol Hill demanding the Senate remove Donald Trump from office. On Thursday, Jan 16, these protests escalated to civil disobedience and 11 arrests as Senators were formally … Continue reading

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