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Mont County cops bluster threats at Kavanaugh home demo participants

On the 28th of September, protesters returned to the homes of Supreme Court "Justices" Kavanaugh and Roberts. At Kavanaughs, one cop hissed threats for clicking drumsticks, another got on the PA and read out a "warning" implying use of "amplified sound" which drums are not by anyone could lead to arrests of everyone. Protesters kept the action going.

Video including multiple threats from the cops 4 min 23 sec

This cop was the only one using sound amplification equipment-the PA in his car

Cops aggressively defend counterprotest against J6 "solidarity" rally

On the 24th of September, J6 insurgents and their supporters returned to DC for the 2nd September in a row. There may have been as few as 80 of them. Two large groups of Proud Boys were spotted outside the city but may have flaked out or othewise not made it in. Cops aggressively fended off and attempted to kettle counterprotesters.

Video: police aggressively defend embarassingly small pro-J6 rally from counterprotesters 1 min 22 sec

Photo by Sadie

Harriet's Dreams protests at MPD Chief Contee's HOUSE over recent shootings by cops

On the 23ed of September, Harriet's Dreams showed up to protest at the homes of MPD (DC police) chief Contee. They were there to protest recent shootings by DC cops.

Video originally posted to Twitter by Harriet's Dreams 51 sec

Photo by Harriet's Dreams

Fridays for the Future holds another climate strike action by the Capitol

On the 23ed of September, the "Fridays for the Future" youth climate strike returned to the area around the US Capitol. In addition to demands directly concerning fossil fuels, demands were made for recognition of Indigenous concerns related to fossil fuel extraction, and for cancelling debts in the Global South in return for the cancellation of fossil fuel projects whose outputs would otherwise go to repayment of those "debts."

Video-Speaker from Our Rights DC on colonization, fossil fuel extraction, and Indigenous rights 3 min 58 sec

Photo by Alex Murphy

MVP Protesters at FERC attempt to scale walls w ladder for banner hang

On the 22nd of September, protesters against Manchin's planned fast-track approval of the long-stalled Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) showed up at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). A serious attempt to get up the side of the building by ladder for a banner hang was defeated by police interference but the point was still made.

Video by John Zangas of cops trying to pull away the ladder 29 sec

Photo by John Zangas

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