Category Archives: Occupy Oakland

Free Tuesday—Get Inspired—Veterans Make Art

Veterans Make Art Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 1 p.m. Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) 649 Mission Street, 3rd Floor (415) 543-6222 On Free Museum Tuesday — visit and get inspired by “Occupy Bay Area” at the Yerba Buena Center for … Continue reading

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Scott Olson: Democracy Now! Update

Scott Olson’s interview with Amy Goodman and Juan González December 30, 2011

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Second veteran injured in ‘Occupy Oakland’ violence

KGO-TV San Francisco, CA East Bay News, Friday, November 04, 2011 ABC link OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — There are fresh charges of police brutality against a war veteran arrested near an Occupy Oakland demonstration. See report http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/video?id=8419878 The veteran, 32-year-old … Continue reading

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IVAW: Second Veteran Injured by Law Enforcement Officers in Oakland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 4, 2011 SECOND VETERAN IN AS MANY WEEKS INJURED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN OAKLAND On the night of Tuesday, November 2, 2011, another veteran of the Armed Forces was severely injured at the hands of … Continue reading

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Occupy Oakland Prepares for General Strike as War Veterans Organize Day of Action at Occupy Camps

Democracy Now, November 2, 2011 Protesters in Oakland, California, are launching a citywide general strike today that will include an attempt to shut down the nation’s fifth-busiest shipping port. The strike is expected to draw thousands of people to downtown … Continue reading

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As OccupySF attracts support, Oakland gets ready for a general strike

Rebecca Bowe, San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 1, 2-11 At a rally of some 2,000 activists held in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza Oct. 26 — the day after a brutal police crackdown left 24-year-old war veteran Scott Olsen in critical … Continue reading

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Occupy Madison: Solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Scott Olsen

Occupy Madison – http://occupy-madison.org/ Video date: Saturday October 29, 2011 This is a video of a march held in Madison, WI to demonstrate solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Scott Olsen. Scott Olsen is a 24-year-old originally from Onalaska, Wisconsin who … Continue reading

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Occupy Oakland: New Video

Scott Olsen Moments before being hit in the head with a tear gas canister

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Occupy Oakland: Veterans For Peace

Steve Morse, Veterans For Peace, Chapter 69, San Francisco October 27, 2011 Members of Veterans for Peace (VFP) from Oakland, San Francisco, other East Bay and Bay Area cities stand in a vigil of solidarity with Iraq Veterans Against the … Continue reading

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Occupy Oakland: Scott Olsen VFP Update

Friday, October 28, 2011 VFP/IVAW Member, Scott Olsen, Injured @ Occupy Oakland To VFP Members and Supporters: By now you’ve likely heard about Scott Olsen, our member who was struck in the head with one of the Oakland Police Dept.’s … Continue reading

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