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IMF Managing Director visits Georgetown before annual meeting

On Thursday morning, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund┬áChristine Lagarde┬ácalled on America and other nations to overcome growth stagnation in the global economy. This comes a week before the World Bank Group-IMF annual meeting in D.C…. Read More

Anti-IMF protesters hit Georgetown

As is their wont, this year’s crop of anti-IMF protesters did indeed take to the streets of Georgetown yesterday evening. Vox wasn’t there, but we did get a first hand account from Georgetown student Carlos Hernandez, who found… Read More

IMF protesters heading to Washington Circle tonight

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are holding their annual meetings in D.C. this weekend. Along with discussions of economic policy, these meetings inevitably involve protests. This year, protesters have already broken bank windows and spray… Read More

This revolution wasn’t televised (because it was so boring)

Well, that was a disappointment. Last night’s anti-IMF, anti-World Bank protest, which was going to be so good I advised watching for phalanxes of riot police, was actually a big flop with only about 20 protesters. It was… Read More

4 tips for enjoying this weekend’s anti-globalization protest

The hotly anticipated IMF protest this weekend is shaping up: Join us at Dupont Circle at 1:00 am on the night of Saturday, Oct. 11th into the morning of Sunday, Oct. 12th for a rowdy, noisy march to… Read More

Georgetown braces for more anti-IMF protests

Hello again Last year, Georgetown neighborhood quaked as anti-IMF and World Bank protesters calling themselves the October Rebellion rolled down M Street and caused a ruckus. A young woman was hit in the face with a brick, but… Read More

October Rebellion hits Georgetown

The October Rebellion, an umbrella group of protest groups, launched an unpermitted march through Georgetown Friday night. The march started at Washington Circle and ended when police cordoned off protests and released them in small groups. According to… Read More