Critical Mass reportback for September

On the 26th of September at least 50 riders took part in DC's monthly Critical Mass bike ride. These rides depart from Dupont Circle shortly after 8PM on the last Friday of every month.

High energy video of the ride on 9th st and on Penn Ave

'South Park' levels Redskins, Goodell, NFL in its latest episode

The NFL found itself in the crosshairs of "South Park" on Wednesday night, and nobody got out unscathed. The Washington Redskins' racially-tinged nickname, Dan Snyder's tone-deaf public persona, Roger Goodell's non-answers, Ray Rice, Jerry Jones ...

Code Pink, ANSWER protest US bombing of Syria, Iraq

On the 25th of September, Code Pink and ANSWER protested at the White House against Obama's newly intensified bombing of Syria and Iraq. The first protest was at noon, undeterred by rain. The second was at 7PM, when Code Pink demanded that Obama return his Nobel Peace Prize due to his warmongering.

Video of Code Pink demanding Obama return his Nobel Peace Prize

Code Pink demanding Obama return his Nobel Peace Prize

Chesapeake Earth First! videos of Flood Wall St and fracking protest at NY Obama fundraiser

Chesapeake Earth First! was on the front lines during the Monday, Sep 22 "Flood Wall St" UN Climate Protests and also the next day, as an Obama fundraiser drew protesters against his love affair with money from the gas fracking industry. Both videos focus on Indigenous perspectives and participation in these events

Video of Flood Wall st featuring Idle No More and a strong defense when police threatened

Video of fracking protest at Obama fundraiser

Idle No More "flooding wall st" up to the windows

Protesters blockade streets, corporate polluters, White House in solidarity w/ NYC climate protests

On the 23ed of September, two groups in DC staged direct action solidarity protests with the events in NYC over climate change. Rising Tide DC marched through the streets staging blockades in front of corporate polluters. Meanwhile, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance blockaded the White House entrance nearest the Oval Office.Five were arrested in the NCNR protest.

Video of Rising Tide DC March
Video of NCNR civil resistance netting 5 arrests at the White House

DC Rising Tide in the streets