Photos and video from Catharsis on the Mall's Burn Night (bonfire)

On the 10th of November, Cartharsis on the Mall held their annual "burn night fire festival and bonfire. The DC Bike Party rode to the event, arriving shortly before the fire spinners started. When they finished, one of them ignited the "Temple Burn" bonfire. The fire started slow and smoky before accelerating into spectacular flames.

Video of the fire spinners and bonfire 2 min 50 sec

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On the morning of Nov 15, Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) successfully disrupted a Senate confirmation hearing for Trump's FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) nominee Bernard McNamee, a notorious climate change denier. Three BXE activists were arrested as a result of this direct action.

Beyond Exteme Energy has posted the report below:

According to a report from Axios, President Trump told advisers that additional hurricane relief monies should not be sent to Puerto Rico as the monies could be used to pay the island's debt."We are concerned that hurricane relief monies are providing a budget surplus that can pay Puerto Rico's debt," noted Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of the religious debt relief group, Jubilee USA. "A great concern is that the oversight board of Puerto Rico approved a recent fiscal plan with projected budget surpluses based on current and expected hurricane relief monies.

Video-reading out some of Trump's Crimes at the Kremlin Annex 3 min 30 sec

On Halloween, protesters in front of the "Kremlin Annex" as they call the White House read out a list of nearly two dozen of Trump's crimes. The protest has been there since Trump's July 16 joint press conference with Vladimar Putin denying interference in the 2016 election.

 It’s Going Down has received the following statement and press release about a comrade facing a grand jury subpoena in Washington DC. There will also be a protest rally against the grand jury in DC tomorrow at 8:30 AMWE RESIST GRAND JURIESAn anarchist/antifascist statementMonday, September 10, 2018A group of Washington DC anarchists and antifascists issues the following statement:We will not be intimidated by the state.

A group of Washington DC anarchists and antifascists issues the following statement:

We will not be intimidated by the state. We will not comply with grand juries.

The scene outside Harry's Bar (part of Harry's restaurant)

Video of the scene outside Harry's Bar

The sign in front of the bar at Harry's Restaurant in DC reads "Harry's Bar." In both 2017 and 2018, this bar hosted the afterparty for the Trump/MAGAt/Fascist "Mother of All Rallies." Like last year, total attendance at the MOAR was very sparse, but violent fascists were present. Last year it was "Based Stickman," this year Joey Gibson of Patriot Prayer was on the speaker's list and the Proud Boys showed up this year.