Tag Archives: Washington DC

41 Hearts Beating in Guantanamo and Solidarity from Central Cellblock

January 11, 2018 marked the 16th year that Guantanamo prison has exclusively imprisoned Muslim men, subjecting many of them to torture and arbitrary detention. …Forty-one hearts still beat in Guantanamo prison cells. That’s forty-one too many.

No more presidents: protesting the Trump inauguration (Video)

The days of action surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump marked a clear rejection of his administration and the global rise of right-wing populism. The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States has unleashed a wave of anger across the country. Faced with the frightening prospect of an authoritarian right-wing government, many […]

John Zangas: U.S. Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Protested in DC

There are more than 16,000 nuclear weapons worldwide and over 150 Minute Men III silos exist in farm fields across the heartland with hundreds more housed on Air Force bases.

Robert Parry: ‘Group-Thinking’ the World into a New War

Exclusive: The armchair warriors of Official Washington are eager for a new war, this time with Russia over Ukraine, and they are operating from the same sort of mindless “group think” and hostility to dissent that proved so disastrous in Iraq, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry  ConsortiumNews.org  January 30, 2015 If you wonder how the […]

John Pilger: In Ukraine, the US is dragging us towards war with Russia

Washington’s role in Ukraine, and its backing for the regime’s neo-Nazis, has huge implications for the rest of the world John Pilger  The Guardian  13 May 2014 A pro-Russian activist with a shell casing and a US-made meal pack that fell from a Ukrainian army APC in an attack on a roadblock on 3 May in Andreevka, […]

Moyers & Company: The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight with Mike Lofgren

Everyone knows about the military-industrial complex, which, in his farewell address, President Eisenhower warned had the potential to “endanger our liberties or democratic process” but have you heard of the “Deep State?” Moyers & Company  February 21, 2014    Mike Lofgren, a former GOP congressional staff member with the powerful House and Senate Budget Committees, […]

Luke Harding: How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

He was politically conservative, a gun owner, a geek – and the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in history. In this exclusive extract from his new book, Luke Harding looks at Edward Snowden’s journey from patriot to America’s most wanted: The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man Luke Harding  The Guardian, Friday […]

Noam Chomsky: America’s Going Rogue

The U.S. snubs treaties, obligations and universal principles. It was frequently noted during the 2012 presidential campaign that Obama and Romney had nearly identical opinions on major policy issues, including their shared approval of the United States’ aggressive policy of drone attacks. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia) BY NOAM CHOMSKY   November 6, 2013  InTheseTimes.com  WEB ONLY// FEATURES To take a typical example, […]

The Etiquette of War and Surveillance: Letters to Colonel Manners (Ret.)

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Advice from the Colonel By Tom Engelhardt  October 10, 2013  tomdispatch.com [Tom Dispatch Editor’s Note: In the sequester and government-shutdown era, the classic military newspaper Stars and Stripes is facing some of the problems of its civilian brethren and sodownsizing its print edition. Among the features to go: Dear Abby. As it happens, TomDispatch is ready to step into […]

[Video] Moyers: Mark Leibovich on Glitz and Greed in Washington

August 23, 2013  Moyers & Company Bill talks with journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book,This Town, a city where money rules the day and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. “If you can sell yourself as someone who knows how Washington works, someone who has these […]

Video> Peace Activist, Leah Bolger, Protests the Congressional Super Committee.

I will be pleading guilty at a hearing on Thursday, 12 April, 2012. There will be a press conference at 8:30 am that morning in front of the DC Superior Courthouse, 500 Indiana Ave NW, Washington DC. leahpeaceful Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com.    WAMMToday is now on Facebook!   […]

Video> Doo-Occupy! Bail Out America Trainings & Actions March 31 thru April 3 in DC

Visit http://Doo-Occupy.org to learn more and register for the Doo-Occupy, Bail Out America trainings and actions that will take place in Washington, DC from Friday night March 30 through Tuesday, April 3.  Join us – Be part of it – it is going to be EPIC!  This music video was created as part of the Doo-Occupy, Bail […]

Crashing the Gates: How a Handful of Progressive Activists Brought Liberal Talk-Radio Back to the Nation’s Capitol

Crashing the Gates: How a Handful of Progressive Activists Brought Liberal Talk-Radio Back to the Nation’s Capitol By Joshua Holland   February 4, 2012   AlterNet  DC is the most liberal region of the country, but until now all the talk on the radio dial skewed right.  The District of Columbia, Gallup tells us, is the most progressive region […]

Video> Robert Reich> Four Super Principles to Revamp the Economy

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A Report from Freedom Plaza> Occupy DC

Dear Friend, We have now passed our first month on Freedom Plaza! The first week of our second month is filled with great activities. Please join us! On Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 Ben and Jerry’s is bringing ice cream.  That night, Andy Shallal of Bus Boys and Poets will serve dinner to celebrate our first month on the Plaza.  We’ll have discussions […]

OWS: Washington Still Doesn’t Get It> Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone

OWS: Washington Still Doesn’t Get It By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone    25 October 11 I’ll have more coming out about this in a few days, but there have been two disgusting developments in the realm of plutocratic intervention on behalf of Wall Street that everyone protesting should take note of. The fact that both […]

Video> AFP member travels from Toronto to Washington DC on 10 year anniversary to call for an end to the war in Afghanistan.

Uploaded by afghans4peace on Oct 9, 2011 AFP member travels from Toronto to Washington DC on 10 year anniversary to call for an end to the war in Afghanistan. WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from the blog website. […]

A Call to Action – Stop the Machine, October 6, Washington D.C.

A Call to Ac­tion – Oct. 6, 2011 and on­ward  October 2011.org Oc­to­ber 2011 is the 10th an­niver­sary of the in­va­sion of Afghanistan and the be­gin­ning of the 2012 fed­eral aus­ter­ity bud­get. It is time to light the spark that sets off a true de­mo­c­ra­tic, non­vi­o­lent tran­si­tion to a world in which peo­ple are freed […]

Media focus on tiny Tea Party rally, ignore antiwar march

Stop Blacking Out Progressive Protests Media focus on tiny Tea Party rally, ignore antiwar march Reported by FAIR:  Fairness and Accuracy in Media     Fair.org A sparsely attended Tea Party rally in Washington, D.C., on March 31 in support of federal spending cuts received generous media attention. One report (Slate, 3/31/11) suggested there was “at […]