On the 8th of march, women all over the US staged a general strike known as the “Day without women.” In this area the strike closed among the PG County school system and a DC chain of charter schools. Some of the strikers marched on the White House against Trump’s re-imposition of the “Mexico City” global gag rule against global health providers who accept US funds ever discussing abortion with patients.

On the 7th of March, protesters assembled at the Ronald Reagan Building for a second protest against Trump's "Muslim Ban 2.0." There is a report on the DisruptJ20 Twitter feed of five arrests. Presumably those were in a civil disobedience, but those cases should be watched closely due to current aggressive prosecution of protesters against Trump's fascism.

On the 6th of March, Trump signed "Muslim Ban 2.0" which is mostly the same as the first Muslim ban except for not exempting Middle Eastern Christians overtly and exempting Iraq due to threats to mirror-image the ban against US mercenaries. Protesters responded by gathering at the White House. In response, police closed Penn Ave and then about 2/3 of Lafayette Park, forcing protesters to march back.

On the 4th of March, Trump supporters held a national series of "March4Trump" events all over the US, but the DC march was supposed to be the focal point. Instead, DC turnout fizzled with one twitter poster estimating perhaps 50 Trump supporters on site. DC area antifascists converged on their location for a disruptive game of anarchist soccer.US Park Police stole at least one soccer ball that had been kicked through the area occupied by both sides. All the soccer balls stayed down at ground level, none were kicked high so no public hazard ever existed.

On the 2nd of march, hundreds gathered at the White House to demand that Trump's Atty General Jeff Sessions resign rather than merely recuse himself from the investigation of the Trump campaign's ties to Vladimar Putin and Russian intelligence agencies. There are many other issues with Session, notably his past as a Ku Klux Klan sympathiser and being passed over for positions in the past due to his racism.

On the 2nd of March, MD residents gathered in Annapolis to demand that the General Assembly pass and Governor Hogan sign legislation to ban gas fracking outright in MD. A moratorium on fracking expires this fall, and Governor Hogan has pledged to start fracking in MD "as soon as possible."The proposed fracking regulations are not considered by environmentalists to be capable of preventing the kind of contamination seen in places like Dimmock, PA.

On the 28th of February, two different protests were staged against Trump's address to a joint session of Congress. The first was the Resistance Address in Lafeyette Park near the White House, where speakers condemned Trump's persecution of immigrants and the wave of hate he has created.

On the 26th of February, Richard Spencer's alt-right (neo-Nazi) headquarters on King St in Alexandria received the latest in a series of weekly Sunday 12:30PM protests. Church groups have been protesting there every Sunday, and in addition SURJ N-Va showed up on Valentine's Day.

J St is a Jewish lobbying group best known for their advocacy of a two-state solution to the situation in Palestine.

On the 24th of February, "left-wing operatives" were expelled from CPAC after sucessfully infiltrating this notorious right-wing convention and distributing Russian flags emblazoned with Trump's name. Unaware of the nature or source of the flags, many at the Conservative Political Action Committee or CPAC accepted the flags and began waving them before staffers managed to round them up.

On the 23rd of February, an unusually large crowd of supporters backed up Brookland Manor tenants at and before a zoning hearing. The hearing concerns a proposed redevelopment that would displace larger families and many low income tenants. On the grounds that an injury to one is an injury to all, many groups stood with the tenants. Supporting organizations ran the gamut from One DC to the IWW and many others.After the rally outside, tenants and their supporters packed into the zoning hearing to let the city government know they were not leaving without a fight.

On the 22nd of February, Donald Trump issued the executive order equivalent of those bigoted GOP "bathroom bills" targetting transgender students. He revoked the federal guidelines permitting trans students in public schools to use the restroom corrosponding to their gender identities.

Update 2-23-2017:German bank BayernLB divests from DAPLOn the 22nd of February, DC area water protectors gathered at Wells Fargo next to the White House as heavily-armored cops in North Dakota attempted to evict the Standing Rock water defender's camps. The police assault backed off after encountering a line of military veterans defending the camp.

The 20th of February marked one month since Donald Trump's chaotic inauguration, and the protests have not stopped. A large "Not My President's Day" march took over the streets to march from Dupont Circle to the White House. An attempt to counterprotest on the part of "Bikers for Trump" fizzled, one marcher reported only two of the counterprotesters showed up.Video highlights of DC's Not My President's Day march

On the 19th of February, GLBTQ activists held a "make-out" protest in front of Trump Hotel. This was a spin-off from similar events held in front of Trump Tower in New York City. Organizers have stated "President Trump insists he stands for the LGBTQ+ community, the LGBTQ+ community stands for the fair and just treatment of all underprivileged groups." This is a clear rejection of the "Lavendar Shield" strategy by which some right-wing forces try to pit the GLBTQ and Muslim communities against each other.

On the 20th of January, as Donald Trump was inaugurated, police unlawfully trapped and arrested over 230 protesters, journalists, and bystanders. Police made no attempt to distinguish who did what simply charging all arrestees with felony riot, which carries a theoretical maximum ofg ten years in prison. On the 18th of February, protesters gathered at the US Attorney's office to demand that these charges be dropped.Many of the unprecedented charges and police actions during the #DisruptJ20 events raise serious questions about rule of law.

One of Mayor Bowser's signature programs has been "fighting homelessness" by sending police and trash collectors against tent cities erected by the homeless.Earlier this week, Bowser's forces again destroyed the homeless camp in Rock Creek Park near Whitehurst Freeway. Then, on the afternoon of the 16th of February, a trash truck and a few other vehicles were parked menacingly close to a homeless camp on the east end of town. Several residents were visible loading belongings into a U-haul truck, seeking to protect what they own from the Mayor and her goons.

The 16th of February became the Day Without Immigrants as a nationwide general strike shuttered restaurants and other businesses that rely on immigrant labor.

On the 15th of February, the progressive Jewish group IfNotNow DC protested at Trump Hotel against both the occupation of Palestine and the growing fascist and racist menace of Donald Trump. At almost the same time American Muslims for Palestine held a similar protest at the White House. Shortly after dark IfNotNow DC marched to the White House to join the other protest on essentially the same issues.

On the 13th of February, hundreds rallied outside the Rayburn building, then dispersed and traveled on their own to an even bigger meeting in the Atlas Theater against ugly Congressional assaults on DC home rule. So many people showed up at the Atlas theater to organize that the event overflowed into a neighboring bar. One twitter poster estimated 1,500 people showed up at the Atlas, though only hundreds were in the earlier rally.

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