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Washington DC: SOTU actions

March 7 @ 12:00 pm 11:00 pm EST

Gabriel Shipton to attend State of the Union address, as guest of KY Congressman:

Julian Assange’s brother Gabriel Shipton, who is in DC this week lobbying Congress for Assange’s unconditional release, will attend the SOTU in the House Gallery. Gabriel is the guest of Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky. Look for Gabriel on SOTU broadcasts!

Max Blumenthal to speak at Women’s National Democratic Club, prior to SOTU:

Max Blumenthal: Commentary On the Role of US Foreign Policy in the Current Crises in Ukraine and Gaza

Thursday March 07, 2024

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm EST

Hors-d’oeuvres and bar at 5:30 pm, program is 6:00 pm -7:00 pm EST

Guests are welcome to attend Max’s talk; email Patricia Fitzgerald (pfitzgerald@democraticwoman.org) to register as a non-member. May also register to watch the program on-line. (The WNDC is at 1526 New Hampshire Ave NW, near Dupont Circle; it will be convenient to go to SOTU activities, after Max speaks.)

People’s State of the Union rally begins at 6 pm, in Lafayette Park:

A coalition of groups will hold a permitted rally in Lafayette Park, across from the White House, prior to the State of the Union address. Bring signs & banners – issues range from peace, labor, pro-Palestinian rights – and Free Assange!