Miscellaneous

Religious: Senate Pass Transparency Legislation

More than 80 national religious bodies and local churches, synagogues and Muslim groups sent a letter to the Senate urging passage of the ILLICIT CASH Act (S.2563) and the Corporate Transparency Act (S.1978).

CCNV Summer Fundraiser: Supporting Our Homeless Neighbors

 CCNV Summer Fundraiser: Supporting Our Homeless Neighbors Everyone is welcome to come out for the CCNV Summer Cookout & Fish Fry Fundraiser. All proceeds will go toward the upkeep of the building and to benefit the nearly 1000 homeless DC residents who reside there. We will have freshy fried whiting fish, flavored to perfection, hamburgers or cheeseburgers, all beef hot dogs, and all the trimmings. Ice cold bottles of water and your favorite chips and sodas on the side.

July 4: Trump campaign rally, Code Pink's Baby Trump balloon, Proud Boys start trouble

On July 4, Code Pink set up the Baby Trump and Trump on a toilet balloons as Trump turned the July 4 Mall events into a campaign rally for himself. Outside the checkpoints, MAGAts (Trump supporters) were everywhere along with Trump campaign signs and hats. Some of the Proud Boys showed up and when protesters burned a US flag the Proud Boys responded with a near-riot.

HD Video: Proud Boys assault and police arrest flag burners at White House From Alejandro Alvarez Twitter clips, 1 mn 31 sec

HD Video: Dogs destroy US flag, Pepe the Frog chew toy at "Burn the American Plantation" party 1 mn 2 sec

John Zangas photo of Trump Baby Balloon. It is grounded as Trump himself will be if Congress ever takes real action on the Mueller report

Congress, White House Move Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories

On Thursday, the Senate passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief plan to aid Americans recovering from natural disasters in US Territories like Puerto Rico and States including Iowa. The House of Representatives and the White House are expected to approve the Senate plan."Millions of Americans are suffering and this disaster relief plan is urgently needed. We applaud Senate leaders and the White House for agreeing on a disaster deal," noted Eric LeCompte who leads the religious development group Jubilee USA.

Senate Votes on Puerto Rico Disaster Aid and Emergency Food Assistance

The Senate agreed to vote next week on disaster relief legislation that includes $600 million in emergency food assistance for Puerto Rico. In recent days, a turbulent exchange between President Trump and Congressional leadership exploded over whether or not Puerto Rico disaster aid monies should be included in Senate legislation.

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)

European Finance Ministers Applaud Greece Debt Deal that Provides Aid and Continues Austerity

European Finance Ministers endorse a new Greece debt agreement that provides financing in exchange for maintaining austerity policies and economic reforms.

St Louis and Colorado activists hold "nope no presidential ethics" march on White House

On Feb 19, a small crew of activists from St Louis and from Colorado marched on the White House to denounce Trump on what last year was "Not my President's Day." They were here to call out Donald Trump's utter lack of ethics as shown by the endless scandals surrounding his administration.

2017: The year in resistance to fascism and Donald Trump

Video: the year in resistance to Donald Trump and Fascism

Video compilation of protests and actions against Trump, the Trump agenda, fascism, and fascists throughout 2017. Intense J20 and Charlottesville coverage included. One year down, three to go, many battles left to fight-see you in the streets in 2018!

People's Congress of Resistance culminates with march on White House

From September 16-17 the People's Congress of Resistance met at Howard University. On September 17th this ended with a march from Howard University to the White House

Video of the march

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