Occupy Oakland General Strike Moves Forward

By: Wednesday November 2, 2011 10:17 am

Today is general strike day for the Occupy Oakland protests, an escalation of the anti-Wall Street demonstrations throughout the country. The general strike, called in the wake of a brutal crackdown by area police departments against peaceful protests, have garnered national attention and at least tacit support form labor unions. The Port of Oakland was [...]

Occupy Oakland Regroups, Announces General Strike for November 2

By: Thursday October 27, 2011 8:15 am

The brutal response to the Occupy Oakland protests, which left one Iraq War vet in the hospital with a fractured skull, continues to stir outrage on the left. And Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s absurd press conference, where she claimed that she “didn’t know” about the raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment on Monday which preceded [...]

Brutal Police Treatment of Occupy Oakland Protesters Draws Response

By: Wednesday October 26, 2011 12:20 pm

(UPDATE: The injured protester in the above video was a veteran who now has a skull fracture) The shocking police crackdown at Occupy Oakland, which featured flash grenades, rubber bullets, tear gas, and as you can see above, targeted firing of “non-lethal” weapons directly at protesters, has started to cause a response from California’s progressive [...]

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