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Fur Free Friday: Finnish Embassy gets protest against breeding oversize foxes for fur trade

Nov 24, Black Friday was also Fur-Free Friday this year. Here in DC, animal rights activists descended on the Finnish Embassy, demanding an end to a breeding program to produce foxes up to 5 times their normal body weight for … Continue reading

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Anti Keystone XL activists visit Wells Fargo branches on Black Friday

On Black Friday, the 24th of November, activists from Climate First! visited two local branches of Wells Fargo. They were there to deliver letters to management asking that Wells Fargo divest from the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

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“Tax Prom” with Mike Pence draws Tax March Chicken, protesters

The evening of Nov 16 featured a pro-GOP tax plan “Tax Prom” staring theocratic VP Mike Pence, $2,500 VIP tickets-and some uninvited guests making plenty of noise outside. The Tax March Chicken and Corruption Cleanup were in attendance, the former … Continue reading

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Reportback and video from Catharsis DC “Temple Burn”

On the 11th of November, Catharis DC staged their “Temple Burn” bonfire on the Mall. As always, the bonfire was preceded by a spectacular fire ceremony. Again the NPS limited the size of the bonfire, and this year NPS also … Continue reading

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Mass arrests, proposed formal GLBTQ criminalization in Egypt draw emergency protest

On the 8th of November, protesters from Amnesty International, Human Rights First, Human Rights Campaign(HRC) and the local Egyptian community showed up at the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau to condemn a proposed law to impose prison terms of up … Continue reading

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Video:defend J20 Resistance

Video released Nov 8 by Defend J20 Resistance On January 20th, 200+ protesters were mass-arrested, detained, and now face 6 decades in prison. Their cell phones were confiscated and searched, their homes were raided, and their social media data was … Continue reading

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Indigenous activists, allies protest Potomac Pipeline at Georgetown waterfront

On the 4th of November, Indigenous activists including several members of the Piscataway nation joined with allies for a protest against the Potomac Pipeline at the Georgetown Waterfront. The Potomac Pipeline would have no connections to MD, its sole purpose … Continue reading

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