Tenants of the Woodner, other Van Metre properties hold Cancel the Rent protest

On the 26th of March, tenants of the Woodner, the Oaklawn, and other Van Metre properties protested in front of their buildings demanding back rent and rent be cancelled in the face of the majority of tenants losing their jobs to the COVID-19 pandemic. While tenants starve, Ms Woodner rides $100,000 horses and sponsors art shows!

Video featuring tenant organizer telling of Ms Woodner's expensive horses and art shows 1 min 26 sec

Rallying at the Woodner for rent cancellation in face of pandemic job losses

The Shortwave Report 03/26/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from NHK Japan,  Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB}        From JAPAN- China and Russia have agreed to a united fr

MoCo county exec Marc Elrich agrees to climate demands after home demo

On the 24th of March, student climate activists showed up at Montgomery County executive Marc Elrich's house, demanding the County replace a verbose but useless climate "action" plan with on-the-ground, real policy changes. A stay-behind team from XR-MoCo confronted him after the protest as he tried to enter his car-and he agreed to present a list of specific proposals to the Council before March 31.

Video-protesters show up at Erlich's house in drenching rains 1 min 38 sec

Audio: Marc Elrich concedes "I will give you a list" of specific proposals after being confronted at his car by the stay-behind team 1 min 17 sec

In front of Marc Elrich's house-in drenching rain

IMF Announces $650 Billion in Emergency Reserves Needed to Confront Pandemic Crisis

The International Monetary Fund announced $650 billion in emergency reserve funds are needed to confront the global coronavirus health and economic crisis. The funds are likened to a type of currency the International Monetary Fund creates, called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).

Protesters march on home of Arlington Board of Supervisers member over arrestee transfers to ICE

On the 22nd of March, pot-and-pan banging protesters marched on the home of a member of Arlington's Board of Supervisers. They were demanding a total and complete end to ALL cooperation with ICE by Arlington Police, courts, and the Sheriff. The targeted politician responded to the story of a man being arrested, turned over to ICE, and deported after a traffic accident with seemingly an hour of bullshit.

Video: marchers at the house met with an attempt to baffle protesters with BS and trivia while Arlington tops ICE detainer compliance

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