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Activists hold rally to demand NO vote on Metro police powers expansion.

On Sep 7, Black Lives Matter and transit activists rallied at Columbia Heights Civic Plaza to demand that the WMATA (Metro) board vote NO on the proposal to expand Metro police powers. This vote originally scheduled for July 29 was postponed to Sep 9 after WMATA board member Tom Bulger received a protest at his home on July 27.

Update Sep 9: vote on expanding Metro Transit Police powers expansion delayed again

Video by StonieFlix of continuing protest INSIDE Metro 44 sec

March for An'Twan Gilmore and George Watson takes over U st area

Since the police murder of An'Twan Gilmore MPD has not stopped killing. Thus, the name of George Watson had to be added to An'Twan Gilmore's name for the planned Friday night march against MPD. This time around, marchers headed into the crowded U st dining and bar corridor for maximum visibility.

Video highlights of U st March 54 sec

Twice the march passed Nellie's in a chorus of boos

Protests and dissent begin as SCOTUS guts Roe vs Wade in TX

Just before midnight Sep 1-2, the US Supreme Court refused to stop a Texas abortion law that empowers private "bounty hunters" to sue anyone who helps anyone get a abortion after six weeks. Less than 24 hours later, the first sparks of what will soon be a roaring conflagration of protest began at the Supreme Court.

A small speakout-and one of the first sparks of the coming conflagration of protest

The Shortwave Report 09/03/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210903.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY-  In China children are now limited to 3 hour

Climate activists attempt to board up corporate lobbyists front doors

On the 30th of August, climate activists sought to board up and sandbag four notorious corporate lobbying offices, as though a hurricane had hit them. The first target was caught undefended and MPD was late. This was the day after Hurricane Ida smashed into New Orleans, which was exactly 16 years after Katrina.

Video-analysis of efforts to board up climate-busting lobbyists in DC 4 min 34 sec

Crossroads Strategies boarded and sandbagged after being caught undefended

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