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Beyond Extreme Energy disrupts FERC meeting, forces delay of Jordan Cove LNG decision

On the 20th of Feb, Beyond Extreme Energy disrupted FERC’s monthly pipeline and gas/oil facility permit issuing meeting. Twelve protesters were dragged out of the meeting. The protest delayed the start of the meeting and had the further effect of … Continue reading

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Kremlin Annex protests Trump’s pardons for corporate criminals and corrupt politicians

On the 18th of February, “Kremlin Annex” protesters (exiled by sound permit fees to H st) demanded that Trump’s Attorney General Bob Barr resign in the wake of Trump’s pardons for major corporate criminals and corrupt politicians. Pardons for Trump’s … Continue reading

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Canadian Embassy, Ambassador’s home get protests against RCMP pipeline raids on Wet’suwet’en land

Early AM on the 7th of Feb, the RCMP assaulted unceded Wet’suwet’en lands seeking to push through the Coastal GasLink pipeline. 11 Indigenous land defenders and allies were arrested. The weekend brought further RCMP violence and arrests. On the 9th … Continue reading

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Outnumbered antifa delay, obstruct largest DC area fascist march since Charlottesville

On the 8th of February, between 100 and 150 members of Patriot Front marched under intense pressure from a few dozen anti-Fascist activists from the Lincoln Memorial to the US Capitol and finally the parking garage their vans were waiting … Continue reading

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“Reject the Coverup” protest held after GOP Senate “acquits” Trump

On the 5th of February, protesters rallied outside the US Capitol after the Senate refused to remove Donald Trump from office. While the GOP says Trump was “acquitted” in actuality there was no witnesses and no evidence, thus no real … Continue reading

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People’s State of the Union pushed away from Capitol for Trump’s speech

On the 4th of February, cops pushed Refuse Fascism’s “People’s State of the Union” protest away from the Capitol. First they were pushed to the Supreme Court, then most of the way to Union Station. Protesters denounced the blatent self-serving … Continue reading

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Protesters rally as Senate votes for no witnesses at impeachment “trial”

On the last day of January 2020, protesters rallied outside the US Capitol as Senators voted 51-49 mostly on party lines NOT to hear witness testimony, meaning the “trial” consists only of opening and (maybe) closing arguments. House speaker Nancy … Continue reading

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