August 2017

Continuous #Dreamaction17 vigil for DACA holding down at White House

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium(NAKASEC) is holding a continuous vigil for DACA known as #Dreamaction17 until September 5. Sep 5 is the deadline given to Trump by ten racist state attorney generals to kill off the DACA program or face lawsuits.

Drum protest at 4PM August 31 at #Dreamaction17

The Shortwave Report 09/01/17 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (September 1) is up at the website  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} 

Prosecutors, Trump go light on Charlottesville Nazis compared to DisruptJ20

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

Still from ACLU VA video showing Nazi firing pistol at an African-American counterprotester in Charlottesville.

Immigrant youth stage pro-DACA skit at Univ of MD as supporters block roads

On the 29th of August, immigrant youth staged a skit simulating an ICE raid on a family in the center circle of University of MD's campus roads. Supporters including area antifascists blockaded the roads around the circle. The protest held the streets and circle for 11 minutes, symbolising 11 million people at risk for deportation under the Donald Trump regime.

Video of the street action/theater and blockades at the "M circle" at University of MD

Video by Yvette Lerma Jones of the indoor encore performance of the street theater simulated ICE raid from the M circle action

1000 Ministers March for Justice condemns alt-right, Trump on King 1963 anniversary

August 28 was the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's famous March on Washington. It was hoped that 1,000 ministers would show up for the 1000 Ministers March for Justice on this day-but over 3,000 registered and a huge crowd marched from the MLK Memorial past Trump Hotel to the Dept of Justice.

Video from the rally and march

Solidarity protest held at DC's Pike statue as anti-Fascists in Berkeley stop another fascist event

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.

Video from the DC solidarity rally plus clips from Berkeley

The solidarity protest at DC's Albert Pike statue

"Dreamers" protest at White House against Trump's deportation plans

On the 25th of August, migrant rights advocates showed up in front of the White House demanding that Trump not unilaterally end the DACA (Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals) program. About 800, 000 young people have been protected from deportation by this program, which shields from deportation may who were brought here as children.

"If I had a hammer"

-Ital Iman I’m reading some stuff on your page DUDE what did you do.are you in jail ?  -Anthony Ventura I got bailed out Today, walked over to an Ethiopian restaurant called Axum in downtown Indianapolis, ate a huge vegan sampler platter, and walked several miles home. (sends a story of incident) -Ital Iman OK I'm fixing to read it and run hard with itGet back with you after i read it.  -Anthony Ventura Yes I.The exclusive interview is all Yours, if You are interested  -Ital Iman Yea man I want it.Like I say I will run hard w

Monument Vandalism

The Shortwave Report 08/25/17 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (August 25) is up at the website  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} h

Video: Bash the Fash from Phoenix to Charlottesville and far more

"Good Night Alt-Right" video originally posted to Youtube by Rabashov with special thanks to showing white supremacists getting their asses kicked from Phoenix, AZ to Charlottesville, VA, to Wash DC and many other places. Also WWII and Holocaust clips included, reminding everyone that we've stopped fascism before-and WHY we had to get so violent in the 1940's to do it.

Video-Good Night Alt-Right

Dreamhost gets DDOS attack after sucessfully resisting IP addresses part of J20 warrant

On the 23rd of August, the Dept of "Injustice" had to abandon their attempt to obtain IP address logs of all 1.3 million visitors to from Dreamhost due to resistance by Dreamhost's lawyers. The next day, as the court heard the case, Dreamhost received a powerful DNS attack that made many of their sites unreachable.

IWW sucessfully unionizes Takoma Park Food Co-op

On Sunday, the 20th of August, workers at the Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op also known as the Takoma Park food co-op voted to unionize with the DC Chapter of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).