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#ShutDownDC Protesters Successfully Shut Down DC to Demand Climate Action
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(CD) — With the goal of disrupting business as usual in the “center of decision-making in the U.S.,” hundreds of activists blocked key intersections across downtown Washington, D.C. Monday morning to demand that lawmakers take bold and urgent action to confront the existential climate crisis. Chanting “We want climate justice now!” and “The planet we love is under attack,” demonstrators positioned vans, cars, their bodies—even a sailboat—in the middle of major D.C. streets to shut down rush hour traffic. #BREAKING: Activists w Extinction Rebellion shut down intersection of 16th & K in Washington, DC by parking a sailboat in the...