Posts Tagged ‘freedom plaza’

Occupy D.C. Freedom Plaza to Get Awkward Neighbor

So I guess this had to happen eventually: A conservative group, the National Center for Public Policy Research, got a permit to stage a "counterprotest" on the eastern half of Freedom Plaza (contra the Center's David Almasi, the Freedom Plaza-ites actually got a permit in advance as well). They're scheduled to start next Monday and [...]

D.C.’s Parks, Finally Occupied

There’s a very traditional way of protesting in Washington: People come with their signs, parade up and down the Mall or Pennsylvania Avenue NW, and then move on, like a cloud of locusts passing over a field. The only way of measuring impact is through crowd counts. Usually, lawmakers aren’t even around to see those [...]