Lacy MacAuley

Lacy MacAuley

Lacy MacAuley is a Washington-DC-based media activist and a member of the DC Antifascist Coalition.  Follow her on Twitter: @lacymacauley

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 8:45am
What Next? White Supremacists in Suits and Ties in Washington
Nazi salutes. White people demanding a white “homeland.” A speaker talking about how women like to be assaulted. Glowing remarks about Adolf Hitler. Reporters getting booed for asking tough questions. This was the scene inside a conference held at a downtown Washington DC government building this...
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Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:30am
G20 Media, Did the Cat Get Its Tongue?
Doesn’t the internet have enough cat videos? News of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, which concluded earlier this week, focused predominantly on discussions of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the response of the G20 on Syria, and yes, cats. I get it. From my hotel room in Antalya, Turkey, I also...
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Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 9:30am
As G20 Summit Begins, Resistance is Just Under the Veil
Antalya, Turkey – President Obama arrived today in the Mediterranean resort town of Antalya, Turkey, for the G20 Summit, a meeting of the leaders of the 20 most significant economies in the world. After being greeted by children in traditional Turkish dress as the sun rose after his overnight...
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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 8:30am
The G20’s Silent Storm
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Next week, the world leaders of the most powerful 20 countries will convene in closed-door meetings in the tiny Mediterranean resort town of Belek, Turkey, a short distance from the burgeoning city of Antalya. What kinds of protests will happen in the streets? Not a lot But don’t...
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Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 9:37am
How I Exposed an Undercover Cop
She was an undercover cop who called herself “Missy.” When I first met her four years ago, I couldn’t have known that the small-framed woman with spiky brown hair and intense eyes was anything but a fellow activist showing up for a protest in Washington, D.C.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 8:54am
Message from the Street in Mexico: 'The G20 is Illegitimate!'
Today Mexican President Felipe Calderon, speaking in a press conference to conclude the G20 summit in Cabo, Mexico, reinforced why so many people oppose the G20’s neoliberalism, austerity, and corporate elitism. Austerity measures, he said, are like “bullets” that need to be “reloaded” again and again. His metaphor was appropriate.
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Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:33am
What I've Learned Occupying Wall Street and DC
I was standing on a street one evening near my home in Washington, DC — it seems like ages ago now — with a chatty friend who travels often to New York. He mentioned that a few New Yorkers were planning an "occupation" of Wall Street.
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Monday, June 13, 2011 - 1:11pm
How the Institute for Policy Studies Helped Release the Pentagon Papers
The Pentagon Papers, top secret Defense Department documents that were leaked during the Vietnam War, are finally declassified . The documents shocked the U.S. public at the time of their release 40 years ago, and helped end the Vietnam War. Just like today's WikiLeaks revelations, the Pentagon Papers helped to wake people up to the falsehoods and atrocities of our overseas wars.
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