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We Won't Go Back: Rally to Defend Abortion Rights: Chicago

Protest Chicago Supporting Organizations: Chicago for Abortion Rights, Chicago NOW, Gay Liberation Network, IL NOW, Women's March Chicago & others [more inside]
posted by tiny frying pan on May 3, 2022 - 3 comments

Nobody is Above the Law: Northern Virginia—Mueller Protection Rapid Response

If you can't make the DC Meetup, join me and other activists at the Loudoun County office of Rep. Barbara Comstock (R–Outgoing), located on Rt. 7W in Sterling, in the same shopping center as a GEICO office (with signage). Parking is available on site and in the adjacent shopping center. We will be standing outside along Rt 7. [more inside]
posted by Johnny Wallflower on Nov 8, 2018 - 3 comments

No One Is Above the Law: Washington, DC - Mueller Protection Rapid Response

Hi! If you're planning to attend this evening's protest in DC, please check in here! Share your ideas, suggestions, and news. [more inside]
posted by escape from the potato planet on Nov 8, 2018 - 9 comments

Nobody is Above the Law: Austin - Mueller Protection Rapid Response

Austin MeFites: come band together and stand together at city hall this evening as we mobilize to demand protection for the Mueller investigation to hold president Trump and the cronies of his administration accountable for their actions. The forced resignation of Jeff Sessions and the subsequent replacement of Rod Rosenstein by Trumpist stooge Matt Whittaker should not go unanswered. This is nothing but a transparent step towards ending or discrediting the investigation, and the people of Austin, Texas will not be fooled. [more inside]
posted by Krazor on Nov 8, 2018 - 8 comments

DC Progressives at Le Pain Quotidien

The DC DSA chapter's next general meeting is 3-5pm on Sunday, 8/19, and I thought it would be great for those of us who are going or who are interested in politics and activism generally to have a place to talk shop afterward. You are also absolutely welcome if you aren't interested in the DSA -- this meetup is truly for DC progressives of all stripes. The cafe, Le Pain Quotidien, is chosen for its proximity to Dupont Circle Metro. [more inside]
posted by rue72 on Jul 13, 2018 - 1 comment

Progressives at Peregrine Espresso

The DC DSA chapter's next general meeting is 3-5pm on Sunday, 7/8, and I thought it would be great for those of us who are going or who are interested in politics and activism generally to have a place to talk shop afterward. You are also absolutely welcome if you are ambivalent about joining or being involved in the DSA or don't want to go to the meeting -- this meetup is truly for DC progressives of all stripes. The cafe, Peregrine Express, was chosen for its proximity to the Eastern Market Metro. [more inside]
posted by rue72 on Jul 5, 2018 - 5 comments

Families Belong Together Rally - ATX

On June 30, we’ll join with people rallying in Washington, D.C. and around the country to tell Donald Trump and his administration to end this cruel and inhumane zero tolerance policy, to stop dehumanizing immigrants and migrants, and to end family​ detention and separation. (Cribbed from official event description) [more inside]
posted by Krazor on Jun 27, 2018 - 7 comments

Families Belong Together Protest at ICE detention center in Richmond, CA

East Bay DSA is joining Families Belong Together for a protest at the ICE detention center in Richmond on Saturday, June 30 from 11-2 as part of the national day of action. [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Jun 26, 2018 - 2 comments

Families Belong Together Bay Area March

Join us in San Francisco to protest the Trump administration's human rights violations against immigrant families. March from Dolores Park to City Hall from 10 - 11 am. Maybe we can grab lunch afterward, just to make it a proper meetup - we can figure it out when we get there. [more inside]
posted by Quietgal on Jun 21, 2018 - 16 comments

Keep Families Together lunchtime protest June 22

Mrs. Pterodactyl and I can't wait for June 30. We'll be meeting to protest in front of the White House on Friday, June 22, during lunchtime. [more inside]
posted by CiaoMela on Jun 20, 2018 - 12 comments

San Francisco Families Belong Together Rally

Let's meet at the Vaillancourt Fountain at 10:00 and join the rally at Justin Herman Plaza. Rally runs from 10 - 11:30, so we can walk or BART someplace for lunch afterwards if anybody wants. Facebook event page here for more details. The pin in the map is wrong - stupid map won't display properly if I edit this post, so ignore it and meet at the fountain. [more inside]
posted by Quietgal on Jun 19, 2018 - 9 comments

March for Our Lives

I'm posting this to allow coordination for any MeFites, local or visiting for the occasion, who will be attending the March for Our Lives on the 24th. [more inside]
posted by Mrs. Pterodactyl on Mar 20, 2018 - 2 comments

Women’s March San Francisco - and drinks after?

Hello San Francisco I will be visiting your beautiful city starting Friday 1/19 and wanna join any marchers on Saturday! Then we could have drinks? [more inside]
posted by mygothlaundry on Jan 14, 2018 - 6 comments

March For Science in DC

Who's going to the DC March For Science? I'm planning to get there around noon, and I thought it would be nice to congregate with other MeFites.
posted by Johnny Wallflower on Apr 21, 2017 - 3 comments

Women's Day Rally?

I'm going to the rally and march tonight at Westlake. Anyone want to join me? [more inside]
posted by quiet coyote on Mar 8, 2017 - 0 comments

San Francisco March for Science

Hey San Francisco, grab your lab coats and let's march! All STEMfolk and friends of science are welcome! [more inside]
posted by Quietgal on Feb 13, 2017 - 16 comments

Lunchtime White House Protest

I'm planning to start protesting outside the White House on my lunch break (which I suppose I will have to start taking). Although this event only specifies February 8th, I'm hoping to go almost every day this week and next. [more inside]
posted by Mrs. Pterodactyl on Feb 7, 2017 - 4 comments

Speak Out Against Muslim Ban!

Scheduled for 4:30-6 at the Minneapolis Federal Building. Any MeFites wanna meet up (or just show up)? [more inside]
posted by nickmark on Jan 31, 2017 - 1 comment

Protesting immigrant ban

My family is planning to go to the protest at Westlake tomorrow. Who's in? [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Jan 28, 2017 - 13 comments

Mefites March on Cleveland

Like it says! Forest City represent. [more inside]
posted by chesty_a_arthur on Jan 18, 2017 - 2 comments

Women's March on Chicago

The Women's March on Chicago begins with speakers and a rally at 10:00 AM at the Corner of Jackson and Columbus (Not quite the Drive). Please check in here if you're going, want to join at th meeting spot (SE corner of Jackson and Wabash around 9:30), or are interested in lunch/beers/bonding afterward (post-rally at Bar Below 127 S. State around 2:30). [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Jan 16, 2017 - 71 comments

Pussyhat sewathon - 1/15 or 1/16

I will devote one day this weekend to sewing pussyhats and thought I'd see if anyone wanted to join! I don't know how to knit or crochet, but yarn-folk are definitely welcome. [more inside]
posted by esoterrica on Jan 13, 2017 - 0 comments

Paris Against Trump

A protest will be held in Paris this Saturday 19 November. Fellow MeFites who want to come: we could all find each other once there. If someone knows the area well (Ecole Militaire) and can suggest a specific spot, that would be great! Be sure to join the Facebook event here. [more inside]
posted by fraula on Nov 16, 2016 - 6 comments

Old Post Office protest for a certain hotel

There's a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new hotel at 11:00 AM. I'm not sure when protests will start but I will be by there around 9 AM on my way to work. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Oct 25, 2016 - 9 comments

Stand With Texas Women Solidarity Rally

WORD — Women Organized to Resist and Defend — is calling on all those who can to join the protest in Austin on July 1, and for those who can’t to organize and join solidarity actions across the country. [more inside]
posted by ApathyGirl on Jun 29, 2013 - 3 comments

Rehearsal for Pirate Choir - a protest against draconian copyright

The New York Pirate Party is organizing a protest where we all gather outside Lincoln Center, dress as pirates, and sing copyrighted songs while holding up signs reading "THIS IS ILLEGAL". This Saturday, we rehearse the event. [more inside]
posted by XerxesQados on Jun 21, 2012 - 1 comment

SOPA/PIPA protest outside NY Senators' offices

A 90-minute protest outside the New York City offices of New York's senators, Charles Schumer and Kirstin Gillibrand, organized by the New York Tech Meetup. This event advocates against the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) S.968, the Senate's companion to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) H.R. 3261. Guest speakers to be announced.
posted by brainwane on Jan 13, 2012 - 2 comments

Occupy Toronto march

Occupy Toronto is marching from St. James Park next Saturday (Nov. 12th) at 2 PM. I am thinking of going, and bringing the family with me. Would any local-ish MeFites want to meet up and march, and grab something to eat afterwards?
posted by flex on Nov 4, 2011 - 1 comment

Occupy Chicago

Come stand with the 99%, stand up for your rights, and stand around on LaSalle and Jackson. Shouting is optional. The only question is where and when. [more inside]
posted by Reverend John on Oct 20, 2011 - 1 comment

Occupy Chicago

I'll be at Occupy Chicago tomorrow afternoon, if any Mefites want to join me. [more inside]
posted by Reverend John on Oct 19, 2011 - 8 comments

Madison protests ?

are any mefites doing anything protest-y regarding gov walker's assault on the public employee unions? i'm considering making the drive down from central WI at some point in the next couple days to do...something? it would be cool to meet some fellow badger mefites and help to show walker and his pals that WI is not backing down without a fight...i feel kinda useless behind my PC up here... ...what can we do ?
posted by g.i.r. on Feb 17, 2011 - 41 comments

Save KTRU 91.7 rally.

As detailed in this recent post on the blue, Houston, TX's only independent, free-form radio station is in grave danger of having its transmitter, FCC license and FM frequency sold out from under it. There has been a huge outpouring of student, alumni and community resistance, and there will be a protest on the campus of Rice tomorrow. [more inside]
posted by 2or3whiskeysodas on Aug 21, 2010 - 1 comment

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