Occupy Oakland Members Sue City and County Over Detainment

By: Thursday January 17, 2013 7:32 am

Let’s talk about theory. In theory, when an arm of state power – for an example the police – arrests someone a certain set of conditions must be met. This typically involves the person being arrested facing charges for a crime or being cited for a violation. But as many Americans learned for the first [...]

Successful General Strike in Oakland Marred by Late-Night Vandalism, Tear Gas

By: Thursday November 3, 2011 6:57 am

Help the Occupy Supply Fund ship 100% union made, American manufacturedcold weather gear to occupations. Editor’s Note: #Occupy Supply got a great sendoff today with a detailed post from Jane. Then it was featured at HuffPo in Hayley Miller’s ‘Occupy Supply’ And Demand: FireDogLake Organizes To Keep Occupiers Warm Through Winter. Salem-News.com also picked it [...]

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 Tries to Pull Off General Strike

By: Monday October 31, 2011 8:55 am

It’s not clear how the general strike called by the Occupy Oakland general assembly for Wednesday, November 2, will fare. The protesters passed the resolution in the haze of the brutal crackdown last week on their encampment, where police used rubber bullets, flash grenades and other projectiles (the protesters are now back in the public [...]

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 [...]

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