It was a lovely day to walk home along the Mall yesterday, and I saw this camp en route. Just by 3rd St NW on the Mall, west of the Capitol Reflecting Pool, a cluster of tents has gone up, with banners in English, Spanish, and Arabic, calling to “Cut Off War Funding” and “Bring Home the Troops Now,” while music and antiwar slogans blare from loudspeakers. This is Encampment to Stop the War, some kind of nonviolent tent camp resistance action, there from March 12-19. Here’s their schedule.
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