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Donation to the Rally Against Mass Surveillance

Here at Irregular Times, we don’t accept advertisements because we don’t want any pressure to change what we write. Instead, we sell sweatshop-free t-shirts we’ve designed and use the proceeds to keep the site going. We also set aside a dollar for every shirt we sell and dedicate that money to good political causes in […]

Gut Check: Are the Organizations Behind the October 26 Anti-Surveillance March in DC Promoting It?

In case you haven’t heard, a big protest march in Washington DC is being planned for October 26, 2013. The demand: for the U.S. government to stop its massive warrantless surveillance programs that spy on the activities of hundreds of millions of innocent, law-abiding people. If you’re interested, come on down to DC for a […]

Code PINK activates for Anti-War DC protests with Encampment Outside Congress

In recent years, the organization Code PINK shifted from protest actions to educational meetings and discussions as people stopped showing up for demonstrations. But last night Code PINK started an encampment outside Congress that will be ongoing, at least until Congress votes one way or the other on authorization of war against Syria. As the […]

Wildly Inventive, Unsettlingly Unusual NSA Mix Tape Bike Ride in Washington DC July 4 2013

We Act Radio in Washington DC is throwing aside the once-subversive, now-staid “hey hey, ho ho” mode of protest, replacing it with a NSA Mix Tape Bike Ride that is framed in jarring terms:

Does that depiction of a massive surveillance plan sweeping up all major internet and phone-mediated communications in the United States […]

Thought Occupy Was Dead? Head to Washington DC May 20

Occupy Our Homes will be holding a demonstration in Washington DC during the week of May 20 2013 in the latest focus of the Occupy movement: foreclosures on struggling Americans while banks roll in profit.

Not quite “dead,” is it?

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Meets March 5. Can You Find Your Invitation?

Because President Barack Obama has not bothered to open a web page for the underfunded, unstaffed and unchaired Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the only way for members of the public to know about its activities is to pay close attention to this website maintained by the Federal Registry. Despite federal law, the Board […]

Hilarious: Two “Grassroots” Pete Peterson Groups Fluffing for Each Other in Front of the NYSE

Oh, the follies of billionaires.

Last week, an organization called The Can Kicks Back posted the following to its Facebook page:

The silly geese. How surprised can “The Can Kicks Back” be about the activities of “Fix the Debt” when the two organizations share the very same DC Beltway office suite? You can write […]

Americans Elect Spends another $90,000, sending mail from DC to swing Maine Senate Race

“The Delegates — and the rest of the American people — are the true boss of Americans Elect.” — Americans Elect, “About,” April 2011

“We will never promote any candidate of our own — and the ultimate winner is decided only by the American voters.” — Americans Elect, “About,” July 2011

“The Last Best […]

Do Cosponsors of the June 24 DC March Against Torture Actually Promote the Event?

A national march in Washington DC against Torture on June 24 2012 is said to be cosponsored by 28 social movement organizations. Cosponsorship denotes support, and the very least an organization could do to support an event is to promote it. Perhaps the simplest, lowest-cost way for a social movement organization to support this DC […]

No Labels Fights to Stop the Fighting

No Labels, May 18 2012: “The fight to solve our country’s problems goes on — that’s why you should support #NoLabels”.

No Labels, May 19 2012: “Listen up #Washington: Stop fighting. Start fixing! Plz RT if you agree.”

And yes, in case you were wondering: No Labels’ headquarters is in Washington, DC.

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Stop the Frack Attack Rally against Fracking July 28 in Washington, DC

If you say enough with the earthquakes (yes, earthquakes), enough with the spills, enough with the carcinogenic drinking water, enough with plans for drill rigs on campus, enough with cozy insiderism going all the way up to the Obama administration, rally July 28 in Washington, DC.

When people stand up, declare they’ve had enough and […]