'Women's March' Occupies Washington Day After Donald Trump's Inauguration
'Women's March' Occupies Washington Day After Donald Trump's Inauguration
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22 January, 2017, 09:51
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In Sydney, Australia, women, men, and children gathered in the city's Hyde Park carrying signs with slogans like "Bridges not walls", and "A woman's place is in the revolution".
The ceremonies brought a small, more reserved crowd than what was present during former President Barack Obama's Inauguration Day in 2008 and 2012: the almost empty field the two women stood as they watched their 2016 presidential candidate assume power was packed elbow-to-elbow just four years ago. Indeed, on Thursday, the long lines for the buses from NY to DC were predominantly female.
"I woke up this morning and the [Washington Post] headline read, 'Trump takes power.' I don't think so. Instead of saying, 'Oh, I have to get this and that experience first, ' friends of mine are thinking of running for office now".
A sea of activists, some clad in knitted, pink "pussy" hats and others draped in American flags, ambled about the National Mall, stopping to catch a glimpse of some of the high-profile speakers and singing along to songs like "This Little Light of Mine".
Many protesters channelled Princess Leia from Star Wars. But she said she was particularly anxious about press freedom, the likely repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and a "hate and fear" that had been given such a voice.
- Rachel Crooks, who said she was a 22-year-old receptionist at Trump Tower when Trump kissed her on the mouth outside an elevator when she introduced herself.
"We're not here against Trump, but we're not here for him either", one of the sign-holders said.
Authorities will be on standby to prevent any repeat of violence that occurred after the inauguration ceremony on Friday, when protesters took to the streets in Washington, smashing windows of businesses and denouncing capitalism and the new president.
Mr. Trump promised that, "America will start winning again, winning like never before" and that the US would follow "two simple rules: buy American and hire American".
The gathering under granite grey skies at the end of the Dublin leg of the Women's March on Washington had to be moved from the GPO on O'Connell Street to a considerably more spacious area near the Irish Writer's Museum because it was larger than either the organisers or the authorities had anticipated.
Figuring out how many will actually attend the march is difficult-early estimates anticipate up to 200,000.
Many demonstrators eventually made their way to the White House, with seas of people blocking traffic.
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"It's letting the world know that America is more than just that. This is an outpouring of democracy like I've never seen in my very long life", liberal feminist icon Gloria Steinem said during Saturday's march. "I don't want to be silenced, and I don't want other people to feel like this is OK".
And Trump, eager to divert the conversation from Lewis' stance against bigotry, didn't fail to point this fact out. The second inauguration of President Barack Obama was not attended by about 20 Republican members of Congress.
Mrs Obama also shared a clip of her taking a final stroll through 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with pet dogs Sunny and Bo. We first see him while he was running for president, and he compares his campaign to hosting The Ellen Show .
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Throngs of demonstrators marched from Grosvenor Square in Knightsbridge, past the United States embassy and onto Trafalgar Square. Trump, future First Lady Melania, and the rest of the family landed at Andrews Air Force Base shortly after noon Thursday.
President Trump closed his first speech as president with his campaign slogan: "Make America great again". We've made it no secret that we wish this day had not come. "But good will win in the end", she said.
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