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DC Bike Party Halloween Ride takes to the streets

On the 16th of October, the DC Bike Party's Halloween Ride took to the streets. A substantial crowd showed up for this annual event.

Video-Highlights of the Halloween Ride 2 min

The start of the Halloween Ride

DC Councilmember Brianne Nadeau gets a protest at her house

On the 15th of October, protesters showed up at the home of DC Councilmember Brianne Nadeau. Complaints included DC's treatment of unhoused residents, about evictions, and the city's plans for Morton Park.

Video: two speakers at the home demo 2 min 29 sec

March for Antwan Gilmore harassed by off-duty cops, some of them drunk

On the 15th of October, off-duty/out of state cops in DC for a fallen officers memorial hassled and drew engagement from a Black Lives Matter march for Antwan Gilmore. Some of the cops were drunk while calling for MPD to attack the march.

Video: Chuck Modi's video of out of state cops arguing with protesters 59 sec

Still from Chuck Modi's Twitter video

Final day of People vs Fossil Fuels CD's diverts to US Capitol

On the 15th of October, the Indigenous-centered "People vs Fossil Fuels" civil disobedience protests switched targets to the US Capitol instead of the White House. This was the day featuring young water protectors. Capitol Police used unnecessarily rough tactics to push supporters back with bikes, they appeared to be using this for a training exercise.

Video-Analysis of Capitol Police bike tactics ast the CD 3 min 9 sec

Update Oct 16:Biden's response: climate package to be removed from budget bill to appease Manchin, GOP

Update Oct 15 evening: Jill Biden interrupted by protest at Terry McAuliffe rally in VA over climate package Twitter report

Bike cops push water protectors off the street while the civil disobedience has it closed anyway

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