First Look: Farmers & Distillers Tries To Answer ‘What Would George Washington Do?’
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First Look: Farmers & Distillers Tries To Answer ‘What Would George Washington Do?’

December 22, 2016 If our country’s arguably most iconic farmer and distiller George Washington were alive today, what would he eat? What liquors would he concoct? How would he like to dine? Those are the questions that restaurateurs Mike Vucurevich and Dan Simons, along with the North Dakota Farmer’s Union, try to answer with joy … Continue reading

Unity Rally Not So Unified, Say Local Organizers Exasperated With ‘Tourist Activists’
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Unity Rally Not So Unified, Say Local Organizers Exasperated With ‘Tourist Activists’

December 19, 2016 Around 200 activists gathered for a TurnOut rally on Saturday afternoon to celebrate unity against president-elect Donald Trump near the Washington Monument, but the event itself was not exactly unified. “Today is a rally to bring people together from various groups and organizations,” says Jason Charter, D.C. coordinator of Unite For America, … Continue reading

Marchers Condemned Atrocities In Syria At White House, Russian Ambassador’s Residence
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Marchers Condemned Atrocities In Syria At White House, Russian Ambassador’s Residence

December 19, 2016 Hundreds of protesters attended a Standing for Aleppo vigil at the White House Friday night and marched in protest to the Russian Ambassador’s house downtown, decrying the deaths and displacement of civilians in Syria. Activists, some Syrian but many who said they were just supporters, gathered in front of the White house … Continue reading

Muslims, Allies March To White House Demanding ‘No Muslim Registry’
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Muslims, Allies March To White House Demanding ‘No Muslim Registry’

Published on December 13, 2016 Around 200 Muslim activists and allies marched from the Department of Justice to the White House yesterday, asking Obama to dismantle the indefinitely suspended National Security Exit-Entry Registry System before Trump is elected. “[Trump immigration advisor] Kris Kobach actually accidentally released the Department of Homeland Security plan a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

‘Fight Isn’t Over,’ Hundreds Of #NoDAPL Activists March On Human Rights Day
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‘Fight Isn’t Over,’ Hundreds Of #NoDAPL Activists March On Human Rights Day

Published December 12, 2016 Hundreds of activists rallied and marched in downtown D.C. Saturday afternoon in a show of solidarity with Dakota Access Pipeline Water Protectors, demanding that the government honor native treaties and protect the environment. “We have a responsibility having decision makers in the capital here at our reach, so we wanted to … Continue reading

Krampusnacht D.C. Is A Dark, Weird, And Heartwarming Christmas Celebration
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Krampusnacht D.C. Is A Dark, Weird, And Heartwarming Christmas Celebration

Grimacing monsters with long twisted horns and rattling chains, tearful children, lots of artfully swirling fire—D.C.’s Krampusnacht is not a typical Christmas celebration, but it just might be the most fun. Now in its fifth year, D.C.’s annual Krampusnacht (Krampus Night) not only lets residents get weird but also does good, serving as the largest … Continue reading