Strategy/Theory/Movement Issues

Coronavirus bungling and plays for new government power risk major unrest

In just one week the Covid-19 mess has erupted from toilet paper disappearing to sporadic food shortages, all of California being ordered to stay at home, Md Gov Hogan, closing parks (after defiant and possibly safe mass cookouts) and many businesses, and French police being deployed against wholesale defiance of beach closures. There has even been talk of declaring martial law in California.

Kremlin Annex protesters still at H st to avoid paid sound permit requirement

On the 5th of March, the Kremlin Annex protesters were out again, this time with their lighted letters condemning Trump for minimizing the covid-19 coronavirus mess. Due to the Park Service's recent demands for a PAID sound permit, they were again on the H St sidewalk.

2019 in Progressive Activism

Video compilation of protests and direct actions mostly but not entirely in the DC area as the resistance against the regime of Donald Trump enters its third year. (16 min 58 sec)

Extinction Rebellion Rallies For Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency (Video)

The DC chapter of the climate group Extinction Rebellion (XR) mobilizes in response to a resolution by House Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-D) alongside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-D) and Bernie Sanders (VT-D) in the Senate, calling for the declaration of a climate emergency at the federal level.

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DC celebrates Mayday with march, festival in Malcolm X Park

On May 1, DC area activists celebrated International Workers' Day with a march into followed by a festival in Malcolm X Park. This was overshadowed by the high drama at the Embassy of Venezuala, and those at the Mayday march closely monitored events there as the appearance of False Ambassador Carlos Vecchio generated warnings of a possible raid.

HoCo Green New Deal townhall

MEDIA ADVISORY / FOR PLANNING PURPOSESDATEContact: Iris Zhan, Hub Coordinator, hocosunrise@gmail.com, 410-917-3337 TITLE: Howard County Green New Deal Town Hall run by the youth Columbia, MD As climate change becomes a more urgent issue for Americans, the Green New Deal has never been more alive, which is why we are building grassroots momentum for the Green New Deal and discussing the opportunity the Green New Deal could bring for Howard Count

Trump/Putin protests demanding impeachment grow, develop "pitchforks and torches" atmosphere

On the 16th of July, Donald Trump and Vladimar Putin held a joint press conference in Brussels, both denying charges that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to hand the White House to Trump. Beginning on the 16th of June, a largely new crop of protesters under the name Occup yLafayette Park was outside the White House, calling Trump a traitor for his dealings with Putin and demanding his impeachment. By the third night, growing crowds managed to create a "pitchforks and torches" atmosphere even using only candles.

Video Night 3:growing crowds develop a somewhat "pitchforks and torches" atmosphere

Video Night 2:police clear protesters from Penn Ave as Trump is called "traitor"

The scene in front of the White House on the third night of impeachment protests (Wed July 18)

Islamic State in Pakistan, Baloch Leader Prof.Naela Quadri Baloch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWBWF (World Baloch Women Forum)Vancouver, Canada(9/1/2018) - Head of World Baloch Women Forum , Prof.Naela Quadri Baloch issued following statement to media regarding growing Islamic State footprint in Pakistan and role of Pakistani Millitary and Intelligence.The footprint of the militant Islamic State group is continuously on the rise in Pakistan as over the past year responsibility for as many as six deadliest attacks, in which 153 people were killed, was claimed by the outfit, according to a think-tank report.The security report by Pakistan Institute for Peace

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Baloch activists hold anti-CPEC protest during G-20 Summit in Hamburg

  https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/baloch-activists-hold-anticpec-p...Hamburg , July 8 : As world leaders gathered for the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, activists from the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) held a protest against the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a multi-billion dollar project passing through the Balochistan provinceHamburg , July 8 : As world leaders gathered for the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, G

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