On the morning of December 13, a Federal grand jury met in Virginia concerning the events of Aug 12 in Charlottesville, where one person was killed and 19 wounded by neo-Nazi car driver James Fields. Now the survivers of the attack are being harassed by prosecutors and grand jury subpeonas. Activists are advising refusal to testify as the grand jury could be also seeking to charge counterprotesters. One person who managed to get her subpoeona quashed spoke outside the courthouse saying "I will not be bullied."

On the 7th of December, protesters gathered at the US Supreme Court in opposition to the recent decision to allow Trump's Muslim travel Ban to go into entirely into effect while the courts debate the ban's merits or lack therof.

Update Dec 6 8:50PM: They are back, this time all lit up. Heavy activity Oregon Ave and Beach Dr near Military Road. Protesters with cameras at Oregon & Military can deter the movement of dead deer to the "nature center" where they are processed.

On the 4th of December, the Park Service's "deer management" (killing) operation once again returned to Rock Creek Park. This time they were seeking to hide in the dark, rather than lighting themselves up like in previous years.

Video:Counterprotesters halt Nazi march on Penn Ave, swarm of police respondOn the 3rd of December, neo-Nazis attempted to march to Lafayette Park in front of the White House for a rally with speakers. They ran into stiff opposition as two different groups opposing fascism marched onto Pennsylvania Ave to confront them.The advance of the Nazis then stalled, and this was as far as they got.

Update Dec 2: Tax bill passes Senate 51-49 despite report it would add $1.4 Trillion to deficit, must still be reconciled with House bill.

Video including a speaker declaring Trump's racism as necessary to preserving extreme income inequality from first day of protest

Video overview of the protest at the Finnish Embassy

Nov 24, Black Friday was also Fur-Free Friday this year. Here in DC, animal rights activists descended on the Finnish Embassy, demanding an end to a breeding program to produce foxes up to 5 times their normal body weight for the fur trade. These "Frankenfoxes" can barely stand or move due to their excessive weight, but the fur industry cares for nothing but profits.

Update Nov 22:The "crime scene" is no longer active. Turns out Detective Suiter was killed with his own gun, in a no-cameras area, one day before he was to testify before a grand jury against a squad of indicted cops.

Video clip-resident points out 17 cop cars at checkpoint

Update 6PM Nov 15: GOP Sen Ron Johnson will vote NO

On November 15, the Senate planned to vote on Trump's tax "reform" bill that would raise taxes on the middle class and cut them for the rich. No vote by 6:30PM that day, and at noon protesters were outside the Capitol East Front. Several Democratic members of Congress spoke, so a hefty Capitol Police presence was no surprise but their behavior was another matter. As soon as a known antifa journalist set up a camera on a tripod, police fanned out to surround the crowd.

Update: Anti-fascist Anti-conference "from Resistance to Revolution will take place in DC starting Nov 18.

Video showing both disruptions of the pro-corporate speakers at Heritage

On the 27th of October, the far-right Heritage Foundation held a pro-corporate event featuring speakers such as Dr. Gary Hufbauer, who gushed over special corporate rights provided by NAFTA. Twice protesters interrrupted the event, focussing on ISDS "investor-state dispute settlement" corporate courts included in NAFTA

This communique has been distributed describing the events:

On the 18th of October, the monthly DC Bike Party took place a week later than normal and had a special pre-Halloween theme. This was the "Dark Alleys" ride, with some riders in costume and a lot of alley cut-throughs included on the route.

Video highlights of the ride(3 min 58 sec)

Video clips from Richard Spencer's own Periscope clearly show MPD escorting the NazisOn the 7th of October, Richard Spencer's crew of neo-Nazis assembled at the Jefferson Memorial in DC before boarding what were reported as "four white Enterprise rental vans" for a return trip to Charlottesville, VA-and another torchlight march. Tourists heckled the Nazis at the Jefferson Memorial.

On Oct 5, Code Pink protested outside the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. A year ago on the same date, 140 people were killed and 500 wounded by the Saudis when they bombed a funeral in Yemen.

Code Pink posted this report:

Stickers condemning Jennifer Kerkhoff have appeared in a number of places around DC. She is the vicious prosecutor seeking to imprison 194 remaining DisruptJ20 defendents for 75 years each, and is responsible for Dane Powell having been in jail since July.

On September 15, 2017 at 10:45 in the morning,  Officer Robert Choyce of the Prince William County Police Department fatally shot 15 year old Rubin Urbina yielding a  crowbar.  Choyce fired his weapon twice, striking Rubin in the chest both times.

According to reports, Rubin had called the police on himself as he was struggling with a psychotic episode.When the police arrived, they ordered Rubin to drop a crowbar.  15 year old Rubin did not comply.  The police then shot him.  Rubin died on the scene.

Reposted from People's Congress of ResistanceOn Sept. 16-17, the People’s Congress of Resistance movement was inaugurated with a mass convening of grassroots organizers and frontline resistors at Howard University.

Over the Sep 16-17 weekend, Donald Trump's 5th attempt to replace Obamacare rocketed back into the news, nearing the 50 vote threshold with plans to replace much of Medicaid with block grants to states and huge healthcare budgets cuts. Fearing the worst, protesters are back too. On Sep 19 Planned Parenthood and other groups protested on the east side of the US Capitol

This bill has been called the worst of the Trump healthcare proposals yet, and WTOP Radio reported furious opposition from healthcare providers and their organizations.

Video clip from the rememberance of Terrence Sterling at the very spot where Terrence was murdered by MPD Officer Brian Trainer.One year later, and Officer Trainer has not been indicted or fired, and continues to get paid.https://youtu.be/4KBJwZlcXqY

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