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Jubilee USA Urges Congress to Pass Puerto Rico Aid and Debt Relief Protections

As Democrats and Republicans head toward a budget showdown this week, several Puerto Rico amendments could be added to budget bills. More than a million US citizens in Puerto Rico could lose food assistance benefits if Congress does not authorize an additional $600 million for the Nutritional Assistance Program (NAP).

Sex workers and supporters hold Decrim Carnival 3 at Reeves Center

Dec 17th was the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. In DC, the Decrim Carnival 3 was held in the Reeves Center on 14th st. Music and dancers performing dances similar to what they would do onstage (but fully dressed) alternated with speakers on the human cost of keeping sex work illegal. Physical assaults by violent men posing as customers go unpunished because sex workers know the police cannot be trusted and filing a report simply creates a second round of risk, this time from the cops.

Video-two dance performances and a speaker on why sex workers can't report assaults to the cops 4 min 13 sec

Justice for Jakelin protest held at Customs and Border "Protection"

On the 17th of December, pro-migrant activists gathered outside the office of Customs and Border "protection" aptly located in the Ronald Reagan Building on Penn Ave. Activists were in front of CPB to protest the death of a 7 year old Mayan girl from Guatamala named Jakelin in Customs and Border "protection" custody. Flowers and bottled water were left on the building at the conclusion of the rally.

Video-speaker on what happened to Jakelin, laying flowers and bottled water for her on CBP's building 3 min 6 sec

Trump adviser Stephen Miller gets another home demo

On the 12th of December, WERK Not Walls marched on the home of Donald Trump's political adviser Stephen Miller after a stopover at ICE. This is at least the second time Stephen Miller has had protesters at his house. Stephen Miller is the thug who first suggested to Trump that families be separated at the border to deter migration

Video compilation-march from ICE to home of Stephen Miller 2 min 25 sec

Photo by Alejandro Alvarez

DC Bike Party holds final 2018 ride, rides past #KremlinAnnex impeachment protest

On the 12th of December, the DC Bike Party held their final ride of the year. On the route was H Street NW, so when the Secret Service closed Lafayette Park, the Kremlin Annex impeachment protest was right next to H st, bringing cheers from riders and the sidewalk as the ride went by.

Video of the ride featuring the KremlinAnnex ride by 1 min 18 sec

Bikes lit up for the night

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