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Defend Atlanta Forest comes to DC Oct 3

On Monday, the 3ed of October, touring activists from the Defend the Atlanta Forest/Stop Cop City campaign will be holding an event in DC at Eaton House 1203 K st NW 6:30-8:30PM.

Cops aggressively defend counterprotest against J6 "solidarity" rally

On the 24th of September, J6 insurgents and their supporters returned to DC for the 2nd September in a row. There may have been as few as 80 of them. Two large groups of Proud Boys were spotted outside the city but may have flaked out or othewise not made it in. Cops aggressively fended off and attempted to kettle counterprotesters.

Video: police aggressively defend embarassingly small pro-J6 rally from counterprotesters 1 min 22 sec

Photo by Sadie

Harriet's Dreams protests at MPD Chief Contee's HOUSE over recent shootings by cops

On the 23ed of September, Harriet's Dreams showed up to protest at the homes of MPD (DC police) chief Contee. They were there to protest recent shootings by DC cops.

Video originally posted to Twitter by Harriet's Dreams 51 sec

Photo by Harriet's Dreams

Fridays for the Future holds another climate strike action by the Capitol

On the 23ed of September, the "Fridays for the Future" youth climate strike returned to the area around the US Capitol. In addition to demands directly concerning fossil fuels, demands were made for recognition of Indigenous concerns related to fossil fuel extraction, and for cancelling debts in the Global South in return for the cancellation of fossil fuel projects whose outputs would otherwise go to repayment of those "debts."

Video-Speaker from Our Rights DC on colonization, fossil fuel extraction, and Indigenous rights 3 min 58 sec

Photo by Alex Murphy

MVP Protesters at FERC attempt to scale walls w ladder for banner hang

On the 22nd of September, protesters against Manchin's planned fast-track approval of the long-stalled Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) showed up at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). A serious attempt to get up the side of the building by ladder for a banner hang was defeated by police interference but the point was still made.

Video by John Zangas of cops trying to pull away the ladder 29 sec

Photo by John Zangas

Extinction Rebellion DC targets Public Service Commission over Washington Gas project

Early morning on the 21st of September, Extinction Rebellion DC showed up in front of the offices of the so-called "Public Service Commission." They painted a street murel renaming it the "Department of Climate Chaos" for failing to shut down Washington Gas's proposed $4.5 billion distribution pipe replacement plan.

Photo by Extinction Rebellion DC

DC Bike Party holds big September ride

The DC Bike Party's September ride was a big one, bikes as far as the eye could see on Mass Ave at one point.

Video-bikes as far as the eye can see 1 min 10 sec

Sen Lindsey Graham gets home demo over his Federal abortion ban bill

On the 14th of September, protesters targetted GOP Senator Lindsey Graham for the seccond day in a row over his introduction of a bill to ban abortion in all 50 states after 15 weeks. This time around, protesters went to his house not far from the US Capitol.

Video highlights of the Lindsey Graham home demo 1 min 25 sec

So-called "Susan B Anthony" forced birth ball featuring Lindsey Graham draws furious protest

On the 13th of September, GOP Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill to ban abortion nationwide after 15 weeks. He then showed up at the so-called "Susan B Anthony" ball-a militantly antichoice event that this year is celebrating the Supreme Court legalizaing forced-birth laws w the Dobbs decision. Furious protesters outside made attendees (Graham included) run a gauntlet of screaming activists to get in.

Video including Lindsey Graham spotted by protesters and yelled at 2 min 7 sec

Truist's fancy netting removed, posters installed at Adams-Morgan Plaza

Late night on the 10th of September, supporters of Adams-Morgan Plaza removed most of Truist Bank's fancy netting concealing the still-existing plaza from public eyes. They also hung posters condemning Truist Bank's murderous behavior in closing the Plaza, which was responsible for the death of an unhoused DC resident last Spring.

Fence is still up but most of the fancy netting concealing the People's Plaza is gone

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