Reposted from People's Congress of ResistanceOn Sept. 16-17, the People’s Congress of Resistance movement was inaugurated with a mass convening of grassroots organizers and frontline resistors at Howard University.

Over the Sep 16-17 weekend, Donald Trump's 5th attempt to replace Obamacare rocketed back into the news, nearing the 50 vote threshold with plans to replace much of Medicaid with block grants to states and huge healthcare budgets cuts. Fearing the worst, protesters are back too. On Sep 19 Planned Parenthood and other groups protested on the east side of the US Capitol

This bill has been called the worst of the Trump healthcare proposals yet, and WTOP Radio reported furious opposition from healthcare providers and their organizations.

Video clip from the rememberance of Terrence Sterling at the very spot where Terrence was murdered by MPD Officer Brian Trainer.One year later, and Officer Trainer has not been indicted or fired, and continues to get paid.https://youtu.be/4KBJwZlcXqY

Iron Snowflake news video anchored by Luke Police and prosecutors have cut the Nazis of Charlottesville a huge break, with scattered individual arrests for serious crimes compared to the kettle, mass arrest, and wholesale felony charges against those who dared to protest Trump's Inauguration on Jan 20.

Video from the DC solidarity rally plus clips from Berkeley

On the 27th of August, a major anti-Fascist mobilization in Berkeley, CA succeeded in stopping a planned "America First" alt-right/Nazi rally by occupying the intended site of the racist event. DC activists responding to a national call for solidarity protests held a speak-out at the Albert Pike (Confederate/KKK) next to MPD headquarters.

On the 20th of August at around sunset, protesters showed up yet again in front of Richard Spencer's house on King St in Old Town Alexandria, the one that doubles as the National Policy Institute office. Nazis showed themselves on the roof seeking to film protesters.

Video: How a night and day of Nazi terror and utmost resistance went down in Charlottesville, and special memorium for Heather Heyer

Update Aug 19:More raw, close-up video of just the Nazis Pay attention to the guy with the red beard circled near the end: he is wanted for a serious assault near the police station.

As this is being written the absolute monarchy of Saudi Arabia is making final preparations to behead and crucify Shia dissidents for peacefully protesting the armed demolition of their home town of Awamiyah. On the 10th of August, Code Pink showed up outside the Saudi embassy to protest these planned executions, the sort of behavior the US claims only comes from Daesh(ISIS).

The week of solidarity with the J20 defendents continues! On the 25th of June, DropJ20 graffiti was visible at the corner of 12th and I sts NW, scene of some of the most intense action during Trump's inauguration. Elsewhere in town, posters appeared on lamp posts in a classic style showing solidarity with defendents who are at risk for up to 80 years in prison for protesting Trump's inauguration.

Democracy in Crisis has published this video shot from a motorcycle cops's bodycamera of police assaulting and then kettling protesters at the J20 counterinaugural protests against Trump:
Police body camera footage posted to Youtube by Democracy in Crisis

The July 20 to 27 week of solidarity continues! As afternoon rush hour started on the 20th, activists hung a banner from the Dupont Circle overpass on Connecticut Ave northbound. The banner read "80 years for protesting Trump? #DropJ20" and showed the umbrella logo of solidarity with those facing decades in prison for daring to oppose the inauguration of Donald Trump. This is but the beginning of a full week of solidarity and direct action.

The 10th of July was a long day of civil disobedience against Trumpcare, with over 80 arrests in and around the offices of Senator's Flake and Ted Cruz. That same evening, the Democratic Socialists of America marched on the home of Alaska Sen Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who is believed to be a crucial swing vote on the current Trumpcare bill known as the "Better Care Reconcilation Act."

On January 20th (J20), the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), indiscriminately kettled and arrested over 230 individuals at a first amendment assembly.  Then, on April 27th, the US Attorney’s office (USAO),  led by Jenny Kerkhoff, secured a supersceding indictment of at least eight identical felony charges against each of the just over 200 individuals, thus tying up hundreds of folks and their support networks for months, if not years, of court battles and proceedings.Adding insult to injury, in the cour

These infrared cameras appear to be the privacy-busting Automatic License Plate Recognition cameras that MPD has installed in a few places around DC. They appear to be near-new devices, implying a spread of the cameras beyond their original locations in such places as the I-395 tunnel under the US Capitol.

On the 27th of May, US Park Police, some in SWAT uniforms shut down a Black Pride event at Malcolm X Park. Other Black Pride events still going on. Reports on Twitter claim that the Capitol Pride organizers do not consider this incident to be grounds to expel police from marching in the Capitol Pride parade on June 10.

On the 17th of May, DC Reinvest and Rising Hearts Coalition once again showed up in front of the Wells Fargo across 17th st from the White House. They were demanding that Wells Fargo dump the Dakota Access Pipeline and similar pipelines such as the revived Keystone XL. Failing that, they are demanding that the DC Government terminate their business relationship with Wells Fargo and advising depositors to move their money elsewhere.

On the 10th of May the DC Bike Party took to the streets again. This ride was themed as the "spy ride" and began just before sunset from Dupont Circle. DC Bike Parties are normally on the 2nd Wednesday of the warmer months, starting 8PM at Dupont Circle. Hundreds of riders usually show up.

Video from the May DC Bike Party

The brown shirted "suspected neo-Nazi" who harassed an activist at the Mayday protest on Freedom Plaza has been identified as an undercover cop. He and another undercover cop in similar dress were seen together at the outhouse where pigs rooted through feces to recover a cell phone. The brownshirted undercover who was mistaken for another kind of brown shirt attempted without success to induce an activist to discuss his case with bald-faced lies about the case. The lies told were consistent with those being used by open Nazis and "alt-right" closeted Nazis against the same activist.

  What: May-Day Anti-Capitalist Bike RideWhere: Starting at Petworth Ave Metro Station and ending at Malcolm X parkWhen: Starting at 11:30am, ending around 1:15pmWho: You!!!Why: Why? Because we have nothing to lose and everything to win! Another world is happening!Calling all bike riders who want to express their love for the people and anger at the capitalists....

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