Nonviolent Protest Over Voting Rights Ends With Arrests In DC

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Activists with the national Poor People's Campaign were arrested Wednesday after blocking a street in front of the Hart Senate building in Washington, D.C. to demand passage of the For the People [...]

Leaks Show DC Cops Justify ‘Aggressive’ Protest Tactics

By Creede Newton, Al Jazeera. -

Documents obtained by Al Jazeera appear to show Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) used a training document to justify “an aggressive police response” to left-wing [...]

DC To Pay $1.6 Million Over False Arrests And Excessive Force During 2017 Inauguration

Washington, DC - The ACLU of the District of Columbia, the Law Office of Jeffrey Light, and the District of Columbia today filed court papers stating the District will pay $1.6 million to settle [...]

Front Lines To DC: Day Of Action Against Pipelines

By Stop Line 3. -

Five years ago on April 1st, the Sacred Stone Camp was founded and history was made as thousands of people descended to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Frontline Dakota Access and Line 3 [...]

Democrats Try To Fix ‘Taxation Without Representation’ In DC

By Sharon Zhang, Truthout. -

Democrats from the Senate and House introduced legislation on Wednesday that would make Washington, D.C., the 51st state. The bill was reintroduced in the House by Eleanor Holmes Norton, a [...]

Made In The USA: A Co-opted Democracy That Feeds Its Own Insurrection

By Patricio Zamorano, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Washington, DC - “That is not who we are,” insists the U.S. political class after the grave events of January 6 when a mob of Trump supporters brutally invaded the Capitol here in Washington, DC, [...]

#DontRentDC Trends As District Residents Brace ForMore

By David Matthews, Fox DC. -

Washington - More right-wing demonstrations are planned in the nation's capital, and District residents are urging short-term rental hosts to keep their properties vacant in an attempt to limit [...]

Trump Supporters Riot, Breach US Capitol

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

Washington, DC — In one of the darkest days in U.S. legislative history, Trump supporters rioted and breached the North side of the U.S. Capitol today as thousands rallied outside urging the [...]

Trump Is An Enemy Of Democracy

By Noah Bookbinder, USA Today. -

It’s time to stop mincing words about what President Donald Trump and his supporters in Congress have done to this country. With the United States Capitol breached for the first time since the [...]

Trump Supporters Are Flooding Downtown Washington DC

By Colleen Grablick, DCist. -

Early on the second day of protests baselessly contesting president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, maskless Trump supporters are gathering in downtown D.C. as Congress prepares to count the Electoral [...]

Black Lives Matter DC Demands City Stop Attacks By Violent Trump Supporters

By Black Lives Matter DC, Popular Resistance. -

Washington — Today, Black Lives Matter DC leaders issued demands to Mayor Bowser, Deputy Chief Contee, City Council members and business owners and leaders in the District, telling them to send a [...]

Proud Boys Vandalize Churches And Clash With Antifascists In DC

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

Washington DC-A night of confrontations and violent clashes followed a day-long rally of MAGA, the followers of the defeated Trump Administration. Proud Boy hate groups led roving groups of [...]

Neighbors Explain What Protests Against Systemic Racism Mean To Them

By Dee Dwyer, DCist. -

Demonstrators took to the D.C. streets in late May, protesting police brutality and the systemic racism Black people face. It was part of a larger movement inspired by the police killing of [...]

Tear Gas For BLM, Red Carpet For MAGA Marchers

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

Welcome to Burn It Down with Kim Brown. Striking video footage there in Washington, DC as the klan came to town. Oh, they weren't the klan? Well, they kind of looked like the klan to me or at [...]

When Fascists Roam The Streets, Staying Home Isn’t An Option

By Anonymous Contributor, It's Going Down. -

The Million MAGA March in Washington, D.C. on November 14th has become a flashpoint about how the Left should respond to the far-Right in a post-2020 election terrain. Footage distorted to fit a [...]