🦄 Racism

National Guard Soldier Who Deployed to DC Identified as Neo-Nazi

Columbus, OH – When Ohio sent one hundred National Guard troops to Washington D.C. to assist the Trump administration’s repression of protests, they also sent at least one soldier tied to neo-nazi and white supremacist ideology. Last week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine confirmed that one…

🦄 Eco

Climate Protesters Take DC Streets Again, Target Banks Funding Fossil Fuels

Washington, DC – After Monday’s #ShutDownDC protests that blocked traffic in the USA’s capital, climate activists are again taking to the streets. A march during rush hour on Friday morning is targeting banks and institutions that activists say support the fossil fuel companies causing climate…

🦄 Direct Action

Protesters Swarm DC, Demand End to Climate Inaction

Washington, DC – The morning of Monday, September 23, traffic across DC was brought to a standstill as roving groups of protesters blocked dozens of intersections. The decentralized, swarm-style direct action was called by the coalition ‘Shut Down DC‘, and sought to force political elites…

🦄 Direct Action

Direct Actions Disrupt DC to Demand Climate Action

Washington, DC – Decentralized climate protest actions plan to “block key infrastructure to stop business-as-usual” in the US capitol today to demand politicians take action to address climate change.

Groups that announced plans to carry out disruptions and protests across DC include Black Lives Matter…

🦄 Racism

Exposed: State Department Official Posted in Nazi Charlottesville Chats

Washington, DC – Today, an investigation by reporter Michael Hayden for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)’s Hatewatch revealed that US State Department official Matthew Q. Gebert has been active in the neo-nazi movement over the last several years. Leaked Discord chat logs obtained by…

🦄 Racism

Far-Right Rally Fizzles in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. –  A rally organized by numerous far-right figures, including Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, failed to organize more than a few hundred people, with approximately 500 – 700 antiracist counter protesters rallying against them. Although the organizers billed the event on Saturday, July…

🦄 Racism

Slouching Towards The Ethnostate: Inside The American Identity Movement

Washington, DC –  Earlier this year, the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa (IE), known for organizing the deadly Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, rebranded itself the ‘American Identity Movement’ (AmIM). By adopting generic patriotic imagery and conservative rhetoric, the group has sought to build a…