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Code Pink, Popular Resistance protest as Trump summons all 100 Senators for N Korea war conference

On the 26th of April, Trump summoned all 100 US Senators for a conference generally believed to be about a potential war against North Korea. The dictator of N Korea and wannabe dictator of "North America" have been in a situation best compared to an escalating fight in a crowded restaurant between two heavily-armed, violently psychotic Mafia dons. As protesters set up to denounce the brewing war, the police closed or claimed to close Lafayette Park, as they so often do at "convenient" moments these days.

Video from the Code Pink/Popular Resistance protest

Neo-Nazi disrupts Antifa event, bystander arrested after intervening

On the 23rd of April, DC area antifascists held a public outreach event at GW University after a failed neo-nazi "night of the flier" did not post any of their threatened racist fliers. Neo-Nazi Jack Posoviac and one of his friends showed up and walked up to disrupt the event with shouting. Posoviac tempted a bike messenger who came to the area as part of an Alleycat ride into a fight, then had him arrested.

Video of the bike messenger lured in by Posoviac's baiting and then arrested

Jack Posoviac (center of picture) likes to lure people into fights, then have them arrested instead of fighting them himself.

Scenes from DC's Earth Day Science march

On the 22nd of April, Earth Day, Science Marches were held all over the planet to protest the "alternative facts," climate science denial, and all-around bad science spewing from Donald Trump and the rest of the far-right.DC's march too well over an hour to pass any single point, and the mainstream press spoke of "hundreds of thousands" marching all over the world.

Video highlights from DC's Science March

IMF, World Bank prepare for meetings of uncertain power

Seventeen years ago, huge numbers of protesters and a masked-up Black Bloc protested and fought against corporate power in the streets of DC.An infamous mass arrest came out of a march the day before. Now the IMF and World Bank are meeting this weekend, April 21-23, with their power greatly reduced. Trump however is beginning to adopt parts of their agenda, wanting to add TPP style provisions to his proposed renegotiation of NAFTA.

Climate first! protests Wells Fargo's Keystone XL/TransCanada investments

On the 20th of April, Climate First! staged what may be the first snowflake of the coming avalanche of protests in DC against Trump's reborn Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Two branches of Wells Fargo, one of the banks financing TransCanada were targetted. As 17th and Penn, activists got inside to deliver a letter. The second branch at 18th and K sts locked their doors.

Video of Climate First! activists entering first Wells Fargo branch for letter delivery

Inside the Wells Fargo at 17th and Penn

Video-three months of resistance to Trump

Protest and direct action against Trump's first three months in office, mostly in DC and starting with the pre-inauguration buildup to the massive DisruptJ20 protests. Mainstream media starting to talk about Trump's first 100 days, well here's our answer!

Video compilation of protest and direct action mostly in DC this year against Trump and the Trump agenda

Massive "Tax March" demands trump release his tax returns

On the 15th of April, thousands marched past Trump Hotel in DC to demand that Donald Trump release his tax returns, especially before any Congressional consideration of his "tax reform" package that might be designed to benefit him directly. A mock Trump "released" his tax returns in front of the Capitol-shredded.Similar marches took place in cities all over the US.

Video highlights of the march featuring a trump impersonator "releasing" shredded tax returns and the scene at Trump Hotel

Thumbs down! on Trump's tax secrecy

"Tax March Chicken" at Trump Hotel demands Trump release his tax returns

On the 14th of April, the "Tax March Chicken" appeared at Trump Hotel on the eve of the April 15th Tax March. Both the Tax March Chicken and the April 15th march are demanding that Trump release his tax returns so people can see what he is hiding.

Motorist threatening to ram can't stop DC Bike Party

On the 12th of April, the DC Bike Party again took to the streets of DC. Before the ride even got out of Dupont Circle, motorists began honking-and one yuppie in a BMW attempted without success to ram through the cyclists. He was stopped and the ride continued without further interference.

Video of the April DC Bike Party and incident with a motorist trying to ram through

Riders swarm in to block BMW driver who attempted to ram his way through the DC Bike Party

Richard Spencer's Nazi "anti war" protest chased from Lafayette Park

Update:Report of "25 loud drunks" at Spencer's home night after this event chanting "Heil Bannon"

On the 8th of April, Richard Spencer and his neo-Nazi friends tried to exploit the Syrian crisis by holding a so-called "antiwar protest" at the White House. They were confronted by a larger crew of anti-Fascist protesters. As darkness fell, someone threw glitter on Richard Spencer as he began trying to escape with his crew. Then all hell broke loose-and Spencer had to run for it. Part of the anti-Fascist crew had to retreat because of the glitter incident, but other chased Richard Spencer to his taxi, from which he was ejected.

Video of Spencer's "antiwar protest" being confronted, then chased out of Lafayette Park

Hurredly organized anti-Fascist activists confront white nationalist "anti-war" protest

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