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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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Jane Fonda’s #FireDrillFridays joins #RemoveTrump in mass march on White House

On the 8th of November, #RemoveTrump joined forces with Jane Fonda’s #FireDrillFridays for a massive pro-impeachment march from the US Capitol to the White House. A sit-in was staged there but no reports of arrests at this writing. Capitol Police … Continue reading

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Remove Trump hits GOP impeachment strategy retreat at Trump Hotel with loud noise demo

On the 7th of November, the GOP held a strategy retreat at Trump Hotel to discuss their response to the impeachment proceedings against Trump. Outside, protesters banged drums and blew horns and whistles. GOP members often had to run a … Continue reading

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Union pickets showing up at area Safeway and Giant stores

On the 5th of November, one of a series of what are probably the UFCW’s informational pickets came to a Safeway outlet in Montgomery County, MD. While the union is not yet on strike and hopefully won’t have to resort … Continue reading

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