Reverend William Barber Leads Moral Monday Action At US Capitol

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

Washington DC — Community organizers and faith leaders from 33 States converged on the U.S. Capitol to demand passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) and the Build Back [...]

People Vs. Fossil Fuels Mobilization Ends With Youth-Led Civil Disobedience

By People Vs. Fossil Fuels. -

Washington, D.C. — Under a banner declaring “We did not vote for fossil fuels,” Indigenous and youth climate activists led a march to the Capitol today for a mass civil disobedience action, [...]

Indigenous Demonstrators Make Statement At Interior

By Jourdan Bennett-begaye, Indian Country Today. -

Washington - Dozens of Indigenous leaders held a sit-in Thursday at the Interior Department in Washington, D.C., in an effort to stop the extractive fossil fuel industries. Jennifer Falcon, [...]

Activists Target Powerful Lobbying Group

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams. -

Amid a wave of climate protests in Washington, D.C. this week, some campaigners scaled the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office to call out the nation's largest lobbying group for fueling climate [...]

Deepening The Resistance To Police Terror

By the Black is Back Coalition. -

The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations is holding its annual rally, March on the White House and conference on November 6 and 7, 2021. It is part of the continuous [...]

Destroying Black And Brown Lives For High-Rises In The Nation’s Capital

By Eleanor Goldfield, Mintpress News. -

Washington, DC — “Where that McDonald’s is right now,” he says pointing across the street. “That used to be a news stand where I’d buy comics as a kid.” Dumah Muhammad stands in Adams Morgan [...]

Major Protests Will Urge President Biden To Act On Fossil Fuels

By Last Real Indians. -

Washington, D.C. -- Thousands of people are expected to take part in a week of protests at the White House this October 11-15 to pressure President Biden to declare a climate emergency and end [...]

Pro-Palestine Activists Rally Against Israeli Prime Minister Visit

By Umar A Farooq, Middle East Eye. -

Washington D.C. - Dozens of pro-Palestinian demonstrators rallied near the White House on Thursday to denounce a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to Washington. Protesters [...]

Black Lives Matter DC Responds To Brutal Beating Of Black Man By Officer

By Black Lives Matter DC, Popular Resistance. -

On Sunday August 1, 2021 we were alerted to a video of a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officer brutally punching Kimon Johnson in the head in Southeast D.C. This kind of brutality is not [...]

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, [...]