On the 22nd of April, Earth Day, Science Marches were held all over the planet to protest the "alternative facts," climate science denial, and all-around bad science spewing from Donald Trump and the rest of the far-right.DC's march too well over an hour to pass any single point, and the mainstream press spoke of "hundreds of thousands" marching all over the world.
Neo-Nazi disrupts Antifa event, bystander arrested after intervening
On the 23rd of April, DC area antifascists held a public outreach event at GW University after a failed neo-nazi "night of the flier" did not post any of their threatened racist fliers. Neo-Nazi Jack Posoviac and one of his friends showed up and walked up to disrupt the event with shouting. Posoviac tempted a bike messenger who came to the area as part of an Alleycat ride into a fight, then had him arrested.
Inside the Wells Fargo at 17th and Penn
On the 20th of April, Climate First! staged what may be the first snowflake of the coming avalanche of protests in DC against Trump's reborn Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Two branches of Wells Fargo, one of the banks financing TransCanada were targetted. As 17th and Penn, activists got inside to deliver a letter. The second branch at 18th and K sts locked their doors.
Video of Climate First! activists entering first Wells Fargo branch for letter delivery
Protest and direct action against Trump's first three months in office, mostly in DC and starting with the pre-inauguration buildup to the massive DisruptJ20 protests. Mainstream media starting to talk about Trump's first 100 days, well here's our answer!
Video compilation of protest and direct action mostly in DC this year against Trump and the Trump agenda
On the 26th of April, Trump summoned all 100 US Senators for a conference generally believed to be about a potential war against North Korea. The dictator of N Korea and wannabe dictator of "North America" have been in a situation best compared to an escalating fight in a crowded restaurant between two heavily-armed, violently psychotic Mafia dons. As protesters set up to denounce the brewing war, the police closed or claimed to close Lafayette Park, as they so often do at "convenient" moments these days.
Seventeen years ago, huge numbers of protesters and a masked-up Black Bloc protested and fought against corporate power in the streets of DC.An infamous mass arrest came out of a march the day before. Now the IMF and World Bank are meeting this weekend, April 21-23, with their power greatly reduced. Trump however is beginning to adopt parts of their agenda, wanting to add TPP style provisions to his proposed renegotiation of NAFTA.
On the 14th of April, the "Tax March Chicken" appeared at Trump Hotel on the eve of the April 15th Tax March. Both the Tax March Chicken and the April 15th march are demanding that Trump release his tax returns so people can see what he is hiding.