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Fuck the Police march descends on DC Jail for noisy solidarity protest

On the 11th of July, a fiesty "Fuck the Police" march out of Dupont Circle wound their way though wealthy areas of Capitol Hill chanting "Fire, fire, Gentrifier!" The march ended at DC Jail, where statements of support for people held captive inside were read and noisy chants reached those held inside. People held prisoner by the Enemy appeared at the windows to wave to protesters in response.

Video-march through gentrified areas ends w protest at DC Jail 1 min 6 sec

The Shortwave Report 07/10/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from  Spanish National Radio, NHK World Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200710.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)   &nbs

World Leaders Meet to Tackle COVID Debt and Development Crises

 

The G20 and Paris Forum convened a global virtual High-Level Ministerial conference for 39 countries focused on the economic, debt and development impacts of the coronavirus. 

Protest WORKS: DAPL pipeline ordered shut down, Atlantic Coast Pipeline abandoned

July 5 and 6 bought Indigenous activists and environmentalists two huge victories. On July 5, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy threw in the towel and abandoned the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, citing court delays. Then on July 6, US District Court judge Boasberg ordered the infamous Dakota Access Pipeline shut down by August 5, requiring its operators to apply for new permits.

MPD arrests at least 9 BLM protesters on H st/BLM Plaza

On the 7th of July, some kind of minor skirmish on Black Lives Matter Plaza was used by MPD as an excuse to pounce on and arrest several Black Lives Matter protesters. From there matters escalated, and police were suspected of provoking fights to "sting" protesters. H st ended up blocked off by cops again, only to be effectively back in protester hands by sunset.

Video of arrests and assaults by MPD 4 min 21 sec from DC Media Group and Kate Kanterell raw clips

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