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8 arrests at Extinction Rebellion "Climate Games" at GOP headquarters

On the 16th of April, the Extinction Rebellion showed up in front of Republican Party headquarters just S of the US Capitol. Extinction Rebellion blocked off First Street and began setting up for the "Climate Games" pitting Team Earth against Team Greed. Capitol Police pounced almost immediately, making 8 arrests within five minutes of their first warning and disrupting the Games.

Video showing just a few minutes from protesters setting up to the police warnngs and arrests 6 min 30 sec

First warning was within ten minutes, arrests within 5 minutes of that

Climate Group Extinction Rebellion Targets the RNC, 8 Arrested

US Capitol Police arrest 8 within minutes as Extinction Rebellion targets the Republican National Committee, part of a global mass movement using civil disobedience in order to demand radical action on climate change.

 

 

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Protesters show up at UK Embassy after arrest of Julian Assange

On the 11th of April, British police "forcibly removed" and arrested Julian Assange on an extradition warrant from the United Snakes after the government of Ecuador cravenly gave them a green light. That afternoon, protesters showed up at UK embassies all over the world. One of the protests was here in DC. Protesters are demanding that Assange (of Wikileaks) be released and NOT be extradicted to the US.

Video-the protest in front of the UK Embassy 1 min 40 sec

DC Bike Party makes strong start with "Cherry Blossom Chase" ride

On the 10th of April, the DC Bike Party drew a large turnout for the season opening "Cherry Blossom Chase" ride.

Video highlights of first half of Cherry Blossom Chase ride 1 min 42 sec

Black Lives Matter DCMPD 1st District Protest FullHD 60p

Video of Speakers at the April 4 Protest in front of the 1st District DCMPD headquarters YouTube Link

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Climate First! disrupts Wells Fargo branch over fossil fuel investments

On the 10th of April, Climate First! disrupted business at a Wells Fargo branch a few blocks north of the White House. Wells Fargo is one of the world's largest investors in climate-killing fossil fuels. After two activists delivered a demands letter to the branch manager, the rest of the protesters rushed into the lobby with a banner and loud chants.

Video originally posted to Youtube(and only sent back at 192x144) 36 sec

The scene inside a branch of climate-killing Wells Fargo

Activists stage symbolic defense of Venezualan Embassy after OAS votes to recognize US backed coup plotter

Late afternoon on April 9, protesters showed for a symbolic defense of the Embassy of Venezuala from any takeover by the forces of US backed, self-declared "president" Juan Guaido after the OAS voted to recognize his envoy instead of that of the actual government of Venezuala.

Kaiser Permanente CEO's visit to DC for "humanitarian award" draws protest over rate hikes and CEO pay

On the 9th of April, the CEO of health insurer Kaiser Permanente appeared at an upscale hotel in DC. He was there to receive a "humanitarian award." Protesters outside the hotel banged drums and blew whistles, outraged that Kaisier is jacking up their rates while the CEO and top executives get millions in executive pay.

Video-interview with one of the participants 1 min 37 sec

Huge crowd dances to go-go on U st after music returns to MetroPCS

On the 9th of April, a huge crowd celebrated and danced to go-go on U st. What was to be a protest had become a celebration as the enemies of go-go threw in the towel and the music was back on at the 7th and FL Ave MetroPCS.

Video-crowd dances to go-go on U st after victory over complaint about go-go at MetroPCS

The scene on U st after sunset on April 9(still from Julina Dion G's video as cut for horizontal screeen)

Go-Go music ban imposed on MetroPCS store draws protest and petitions

On the 7th of April resident of the new Shaw luxury building known as The Shay threatened MetroPCS at 7th and Fl Ave with a lawsuit for playing Go-go music. T-Mobile also reportedly ordered them to stop playing the music, probably in response to the same complain from the same "New Washingtonian." On the 8th of April, supporters of Go-Go music held a protest at the MetroPCS store demanding they be allowed to turn the music back on.

Update April 9:Go-go music is back on the speaker outside Metro PCS, folks at the scene report victory

K_Michelle video originally posted to Twitter of performance outside the beseiged MetroPCS store

Still from K MIchelle video of go-go performance outside MetroPCS

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