A small army of DC police, Secret Service and State Department security, some in tactical gear, take away the remaining four members of the Embassy Protection Collective from the Embassy of Venezuela. Attorney Mara Verhayden-Hilliard describes the potential consequences of the US administration violating a foreign embassy.YouTube Link

Video clip of aggressive but failed interference in earlier food delivery by camilateleSUR of Telesur (37 sec)

On the 15th of May, Rev Jesse Jackson made a visit to the still surviving and still beseiged Embassy of Venezuala. Due to his status as a celebrity, he was reportedly able to walk four bags of food right up to the building and they were hoisted up to the windows with ropes.

With PEPCO having cut off electrical service to the Embassy of Venezuala, Venezuala now has the world's first carbon-neutral embassy right here in Washington DC. The Embassy Protection Collective says they have once again made lemonade from lemons.

HD video-DC Bike Party May 2019 4 min 41 sec

On the 8th of May, another DC Bike Party took to the streets. As is often the case for May this was a big ride with hundreds of riders participating. The DC Bike Party departs from Dupont Circle on the second Wednesday of each month April-Dec.

Update May 8: Power cut off to Embassy, Secret Service and utility workers seen entering manholes, raising fears that water would be cut off too. Several arrests of supporters outside. The US does to the embassy what they do to Venezuala

Video from ground level of assault originally posted to Twitter by Max Blumenthal 47 sec

MEDIA ADVISORY / FOR PLANNING PURPOSESDATEContact: Iris Zhan, Hub Coordinator, hocosunrise@gmail.com, 410-917-3337 TITLE: Howard County Green New Deal Town Hall run by the youth Columbia, MD As climate change becomes a more urgent issue for Americans, the Green New Deal has never been more alive, which is why we are building grassroots momentum for the Green New Deal and discussing the opportunity the Green New Deal could bring for Howard Count

On the 30th of April, after a battle was fought in the streets of Caracas, supporters of Juan Guaido laid siege to the Embassy ofVenezuala in Georgetown. The building is being defended by the Embassy Protection Collective, a group of US based antiwar/anti-imperialist activists given the keys by Venezuala's diplomats when Trump expelled them.

HD Video-the front line, one of three failed attempts to get in by a rear entrance, and a Guaido supporters swats at journalists' cameras 2 min 26 sec

Late night on April 20-21, an unknown person left a swastika drawn in black marker ink on the right side window of an anti-fascist activist's car. This is in the wake of the defeat of attempts by Patriot Front to post their propaganda in Washington DC. The full car is not being shown here, and the activist not named so as not to confirm anyone's identification of the car.

Video: Lots of "tourists" at Kremlin Annex protest 1 min 9 sec

On the 18th of April, the long-awaited Mueller report on the Trump/Russia affair was released in a redacted form. Again, as in the summary the report claims no collusion between Trump and Russian agents seeking to interfere in the 2016 election. Protesters at the White House disputed this report, claiming Attorney General Bob Barr cooked the report to ensure this conclusion and should be impeached alongside Trump.

US Capitol Police arrest 8 within minutes as Extinction Rebellion targets the Republican National Committee, part of a global mass movement using civil disobedience in order to demand radical action on climate change.  YouTube Live Video Streams  UPDATE Washington, DC, April 16 – 8 arrested and charged with incommoding, blocking

Video of Speakers at the April 4 Protest in front of the 1st District DCMPD headquarters YouTube LinkFrom the Press release: On Saturday March 30, 2019 multiple DC police officers stopped and detained three Black children, all under 11 years old, near 5th and H St NE  for four hours. At least one was handcuffed and temporarily taken into custody. This is just the most  recent in a string of  incidents involving young Black children.

On the 10th of April, Climate First! disrupted business at a Wells Fargo branch a few blocks north of the White House. Wells Fargo is one of the world's largest investors in climate-killing fossil fuels. After two activists delivered a demands letter to the branch manager, the rest of the protesters rushed into the lobby with a banner and loud chants.

Video originally posted to Youtube(and only sent back at 192x144) 36 sec

Late afternoon on April 9, protesters showed for a symbolic defense of the Embassy of Venezuala from any takeover by the forces of US backed, self-declared "president" Juan Guaido after the OAS voted to recognize his envoy instead of that of the actual government of Venezuala.

On the 9th of April, the CEO of health insurer Kaiser Permanente appeared at an upscale hotel in DC. He was there to receive a "humanitarian award." Protesters outside the hotel banged drums and blew whistles, outraged that Kaisier is jacking up their rates while the CEO and top executives get millions in executive pay.

Video-interview with one of the participants 1 min 37 sec

Video-Go-go performed outside the MetroPCS store(K Michelle)

Update April 9:Go-go music is back on the speaker outside Metro PCS, folks at the scene report victory

Update Apr 7:There is a report on Twitter that Horna announced hours before showtime that they were actually playing at the Filipino Multicultural Center in Oxen Hill, MD. This was one of the venues that had previously cancelled.

"Satanic Black Metal" band Horna with multiple neo-Nazi members had announced a few days before the April 6 show date that they were playing in Baltimore at Diner Latino after being run out of Oxen Hill, MD and Ashburn, VA. Shows have been cancelled in Houston and LA over their neo-Nazi connections

Some video highlights of the DC rally 2 min 14 sec

On the 4th of April, several of the big liberal and Democrat-aligned NGO groups held hundreds of rallies from coast to coast demanding that the full Mueller report be released to the public and that Congress get it entirely without redactions. One of the rallies was in front of the White House, where speakers suggested the tiny "summary" released by the attorney general might not even be an accurate assessment of the report's true contents.

Grand jury resistor Chelsea Manning is being held in solitary confinement for refusing to testify to a grand jury presumably investigating Assange and Wikileaks. On Monday, April 1, her attorneys filed what is known as a "grumbles" motion for her release. This is a motion to show that no amount of incarceration can induce the defendent to testify. Since grand jury holds are required to be "probative" and not "punitive," if the judge agrees Chelsea will never talk, he has to release her.

Video: marching on the IMF and World Bank 2 min 35 sec

On the 30th of March, a protest against NATO and against US intervention in Venezuala marched from the White House to the IMF and World Bank, two weeks before the 2019 Spring Meetings.

The march stopped at the IMF and World Bank to demand they get their hands off a number of named countries before continuing south to circle the White House and end up back in Lafayette Park.

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