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Lock Down at DNC HQ

This afternoon, activists organized a lock down at the DNC HQ here in DC demanding Democrats take a stand against TPP and false solutions such as fracking and drilling. 6 people lockedĀ themselves together with PVC piping and blocked the entrance to DNC HQ while other protestors held signs and banners. After about an hour of [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:58:43-05:00July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

TPP tours DC embassies

As part of the TPP actions, Popular Resistance orchestrated a TPP embassy tour this morning - complete with larger-than-life puppets, an entire globe, banners, noise makers and for good measure, a bonfire. The embassy tour included countries both affected by and included in the TPP, such as Australia, Japan, the Philippines, Vietnam and Chile. For [...]

By |2015-11-17T21:54:48-05:00November 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alpacas & humans against the TPP

Today, Popular Resistance organized an event at the Chamber of Commerce as part of their 4 days of action (November 14th-18th) against the TPP - Trans Pacific Partnership. The action began with speakers outside the front doors of these corporate offices and then progressed into a march through K street - the lobbying epicenter of [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:58:59-05:00November 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stand up, Fight back! Rain or Shine

Today, Thursday May 21st, activists led by Mackenzie McDonald Wilkins (aka Mack) of Popular Resistance protested the fast tracked Fast Track - legislation that would allow Obama to push his corporate coup trade deal, the TPP, through Congress without debate or any amendments. In other words, before recess begins next week, corporate shills such as [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:59:11-05:00May 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Flood Congress – No TPP, No Fast Track!

Earlier today, activists lead by Popular Resistance flooded Congress in a silent protest against TPP and Fast Track. Starting in the Dirksen building, activists put on vestsĀ noting all the facets of our lives and rights that would be "Silenced" by the TPP and Fast Track. Along with the vests, blue tape was also used to [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:59:14-05:00March 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment