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'What Authoritarianism Looks Like': Trump Condemned as Busloads of US Soldiers Arrive in Nation's Capital
"The numbers of U.S. military security forces in D.C. right now is just ridiculous. This is pure intimidation. Trump is very afraid. The longer we stay in the streets, the more frightened he gets."
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To Provide Safety and Solidarity, DC Residents Open Doors to Protesting Teens Cornered by Police Crackdown
"I hope that they go out there today, peacefully as they did yesterday, and not blink," said Rahul Dubey, who sheltered dozens of people, "because our country needs them."
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President Donald Trump holds up a Bible outside of St. John's Episcopal church across Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. on June 1, 2020. News
DC Bishop 'Outraged' by Trump Clearing Protests With Tear Gas and Using Bible as a Prop for Church Photo Op
"Everything he has said and done is to inflame violence," the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde said of the president.
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After Trump's Authoritarian 'Law and Order' Speech, Military Helicopters Descend Low Over DC to Intimidate Protesters
"What Trump did tonight is going to be remembered as a significant and grave moment in this horror of an era we are living through."
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'This Is No Game': Trump Considering Insurrection Act to Deploy Military to US City Streets as Protests Continue
"Trump is rejecting the rule of law and proposing military action that is antithetical to basic premises of the American experiment."
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'When the Country Needed Leadership, Trump Turned Off the Lights': White House Goes Dark as Protests Over Killing of George Floyd Rage Across Nation
"This is eerily symbolic of the Trump administration."
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Mary Ann Vecchio kneels over the body of the student Jeffrey Miller, who was killed by Ohio National Guard troops during an antiwar demonstration at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. (Photo: John Paul Filo/Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.) Views
Fifty Years Later, the Gunfire at Kent State Still Echoes Through America
Today’s pandemic alters our tradition of protest and dissent.
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Advocacy group Tax March projects "For Sale" onto the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. on October 26, 2019. News
'For Sale': News That Trump Selling DC Hotel Draws Criticism, Protest
"We've long known that Donald Trump has put our democracy up for sale."
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan faces protesters at a Georgetown immigration law and policy conference, on Monday, October 7. News
Because What Kevin McAleenan's DHS Does Speaks "Louder Than His Words," Activists Boo Him Offstage
When the protesters began shouting the names of children who died in federal immigration custody, McAleenan walked offstage.
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'The Planet We Love Is Under Attack': #ShutDownDC Protesters Blockade Capital Streets to Demand Climate Action
"The decisions that are made in this town don't just affect the people in the U.S., they affect the globe every day."
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