A protest took place on the 3rd of October in Washington D.C. to commemorate Wide Awakes Day, dedicated to turning out voters in a time when voter suppression is commonplace and many see voting as a waste of time that won’t cause change; about 600 protesters took part in the march, that went through the downtown of the city.
More than 1,000 protesters gathered in West Philadelphia for a protest, which, after clashes with police, quickly devolved into a riot, with teams of people looting Walmarts and the stores of other large corporations. Many cops were injured and were entirely pushed back from the city after the National Guard failed to arrive.
Abolish ICE protesters gathered at the facility in Bergen County, New Jersey in solidarity with a hunger strike going on there for weeks demanding cleaner conditions; rat infestations and undrinkable water are rife at the facility. Protesters then marched through the area and blocked a road, before dispersing for the day.
Antifascists of Madrid took to the streets commemorating the murder of Lucrecia Pérez Matos, a Dominican immigrant, on the 13th of November in 1992 by a member of the Spanish Civil Guard. Protesters condemn the lack of responsibility in the government of keeping Neo-Nazis out of public sight and allowing this murder to happen.