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Respect DC marches on H st Wal-Mart

On the 23ed of April, Respect DC marched on the Wal-Mart at H st NW, demanding compensation for workers injured or killed in their supply chain.

Respect DC inside the H st Wal-Mart. Photo by DC Jobs with Justice

Reject and Protect protests Keystone XL at the Canadian Embassy

On the 23ed of April, the Cowboy-Indian Alliance showed up at the Canadian Embassy to protest the Keystone XL

Stand Our Sacred Ground-Youtube video of Canadian Embassy action

Photo by John Zangas

Anti Keystone XL Tipi encampment arrives on the Mall

April 21: First tipis on the Mall for Reject and Protect

Family members, Code Pink protest Egypt's detention of sit-in translater Mohamed Soltan

On April 21, Mohamed Soltan's two sisters and brother backed by Code Pink showed up at the Egyptian Embassy.
Video-Family members,other Egyptians and Code Pink speak out

In front of the gates of the Egyptian Embassy

CCAN delivers 105,000 petitions to FERC opposing new oil and gas pipelines and export facilities

On the 17th of April, Climate Change Action Network(CCAN) delivered over 105,000 signed petitions to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding they stop rubberstamping oil and gas infrastructure projects. (video embed in article)

White House vigiler tasered for "too many signs" combines many into one giant sign

Video interview with activist tasered by Park Police

On the 13th of April, White House peace vigil participant Barry Knight answered the Park Police decision to taser him for "too many signs" a couple weeks ago by combining as many signs as possible into a single giant sign.

Read 'em and weep, Sgt Reed!

Food Not Bombs offers free food while IMF/World Bank delegates meet

On the 13th of April, social activists from Food Not Bombs served free food in Murrow Park outside the IMF and World Bank meetings. Not one of the delegates accepted the food. Food Not Bombs then moved to Franklin Park where there was much more interest in the food from area homeless folks who rely on the availablity of free food.
Video from Food Not Bombs

Food Not Bombs in Murrow Park 4-13-2014

"Plague of Debt" street theater marches from IMF to Mall during Cherry Blossoms

On the 12th of April, anti-globalization protesters staged a "Plague of Debt" street theater event against the IMF/World Bank meetings
Street theater video

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