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Within days, Occupy Wall Street was fully entrenched in Zuccotti Park, with a publicly posted daily schedule that included communal meals, marches, and various activities for each ... There were reports of rapes and overdose deaths, as well as occasional black bloc violence, particularly in Occupy Oakland.
The march was one of Occupy Oakland's largest actions, part of a months-long stretch that featured dozens of massive marches, a shutdown of the port and ... When Occupy Wall Street started spreading to other cities in October 2011, Velez says she was living in Tacoma, Washington, getting her master's ...

Though the police said its goal was to “facilitate free speech and peaceful demonstrations” downtown as part of Occupy Oakland, protesters of bank foreclosures and predatory lending practices also vandalized many downtown retail businesses. Oakland police were later called on the carpet for what many ...
Jason Leopold, at Truthout.org, who has sought similar documents for more than a year, reported that the FBI falsely asserted in response to his own FOIA requests that no documents related to its infiltration of Occupy Wall Street existed at all. But the release may be strategic: if you are an Occupy activist ...
Scott Olsen, 26, was among more than 1,000 demonstrators protesting the police clearing of an Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall when he was struck by the beanbag on Oct. 25, 2011. Widely viewed images of him falling in the street and being carried away while bloodied ignited outrage and ...
When Riley first visited Occupy Wall Street 's encampment in New York, it didn't do much for him. “It bothered me that there was no agenda,” he said. “Just a lot of folks saying, 'I don't have an answer.' ” But Occupy Oakland felt different. “Our strategy is not just to get people to say, 'We don't like the banks,' ...

Updated 12:28 a.m. ET. OAKLAND, Calif. - Several thousand Occupy Wall Street demonstrators gathering in Oakland forced a halt to operations at the nation's fifth busiest port Wednesday evening, escalating a movement whose tactics had largely been limited to marches, rallies and tent encampments ...
The Oakland police have since promised an investigation, and Ms. Quan repeated on Wednesday that Oakland is a “very progressive city” that supports the goals of Occupy Wall Street. But petitions were already circulating calling for the resignation of Oakland's interim police chief, Howard Jordan.
"Many Oaklanders support the goals of the national Occupy Wall Street movement," Mayor Jean Quan said in a statement on Tuesday. "However, over the last week it was apparent that neither the demonstrators nor the City could maintain safe or sanitary conditions or control the ongoing vandalism.".
Occupy Oakland demonstrators in front of the Port of Oakland on November 2, 2011. Credit: Jeff ... Police violence pushed Occupy Wall Street into the headlines, it spread the Occupy model, it sparked a national debate about economic inequality, and it shifted public sympathy toward the protest movement.
For a brief moment, Occupy Wall Street channeled both the rage and energy of left-of-center populism on a global scale. And just like that, it all fell apart ... There were reports of rapes and overdose deaths, as well as occasional black bloc violence, particularly in Occupy Oakland. There was also the Occupy ...
But I've been an activist ever since—including helping to originate the Occupy Wall Street movement in the aftermath of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis. ... And I think of the moments of ecstatic togetherness that I've experienced in the midst of protest, as with Occupy Oakland's port shutdown in 2011.
... Occupy Wall Street. “And I was like wow! I mean like two years straight I've been asking the same money question … this is great!” Jason "Shake" Anderson volunteered for Occupy Oakland's media committee. He ran for Mayor Jason “Shake” Anderson volunteered for Occupy Oakland's media committee.
“I see Occupy Wall Street as being another one of those great historical moments, when something surprising happened and a whole generation got politicized,” he said. “After a generation gets politicized, then who knows what the hell they're going to do after that?” Occupy Oakland protesters climb on top ...
Police used teargas to drive back protesters following an attempt by the Occupy supporters to shut down the city of Oakland. ... for more than a year, reported that the FBI falsely asserted in response to his own FOIA requests that no documents related to its infiltration of Occupy Wall Street existed at all.
Scott Olsen, 26, was among more than 1,000 demonstrators protesting the police clearing of an Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall when he was struck by the beanbag on Oct. 25, 2011. Widely viewed images of him falling in the street and being carried away while bloodied ignited outrage and ...
Scott Olsen, 26, was among more than 1,000 demonstrators protesting the police clearing of an Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall when he was struck by the beanbag on Oct. 25, 2011. Widely viewed images of him falling in the street and being carried away while bloodied ignited outrage and ...

Scott Olsen survived two tours in Iraq but almost died when he was hit with a police projectile at an Occupy Oakland protest in 2011. He was hospitalized in critical condition with a fractured skull, a broken neck vertebrae and brain swelling. At the time of the shooting, Olsen was wearing fatigues and a ...
When Riley first visited Occupy Wall Street 's encampment in New York, it didn't do much for him. “It bothered me that there was no agenda,” he said. “Just a lot of folks saying, 'I don't have an answer.' ” But Occupy Oakland felt different. “Our strategy is not just to get people to say, 'We don't like the banks,' ...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Protesters returned to a downtown plaza Monday evening, after hundreds of police officers raided the Occupy Oakland encampment there early Monday, arresting 33 people and flattening tents. The police action came after city officials had issued several warnings for protesters to ...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Thousands of Occupy Oakland protesters expanded their anti-Wall Street demonstrations on Wednesday, marching through downtown, ... The marquee of the Grand Lake theater replaced movie titles with a statement reading: “We proudly support the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
OAKLAND, Calif. — For supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement, whose diffuse anger has been a defining and sometimes distracting characteristic, the wounding of an Iraq war veteran here has provided a powerful central rallying point. The veteran, Scott Olsen, 24, was critically injured on Tuesday ...
"Many Oaklanders support the goals of the national Occupy Wall Street movement," Mayor Jean Quan said in a statement on Tuesday. "However, over the last week it was apparent that neither the demonstrators nor the City could maintain safe or sanitary conditions or control the ongoing vandalism.".
Recensie van het boek When Riot Cops Are Not Enough: The Policing and Repression of Occupy Oakland, by Mike King. Rutgers ... Geweld van de politie zorgde er voor dat Occupy Wall Street op de voorpagina's kwam, het hielp het Occupy-model te verspreiden, het leidde tot een nationaal debat over ...
Occupy Oakland demonstrators in front of the Port of Oakland on November 2, 2011. Credit: Jeff ... Police violence pushed Occupy Wall Street into the headlines, it spread the Occupy model, it sparked a national debate about economic inequality, and it shifted public sympathy toward the protest movement.
Within days, Occupy Wall Street was fully entrenched in Zuccotti Park, ... well as occasional black bloc violence, particularly in Occupy Oakland.
What I remember most about that day in Oakland was the palpable shiver ... an earlier Occupy Oakland protest, and simultaneously invigorated by the ... Or that Occupy Wall Street's encampment in lower Manhattan would kick ...
The march was one of Occupy Oakland's largest actions, part of a ... Anderson saw a video online of someone at Occupy Wall Street.
“I see Occupy Wall Street as being another one of those great historical moments, when something surprising happened and a whole generation got politicized,” he said. “After a generation gets politicized, then who knows what the hell they're going to do after that?” Occupy Oakland protesters climb on top ...
Occupy Wall Street: Measuring movement's impact, five years later .... Occupy Oakland protesters climb on top of a truck after several thousand ...
Scott Olsen, 26, was among more than 1,000 demonstrators protesting the police clearing of an Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall ...
Scott Olsen survived two tours in Iraq but almost died when he was hit with a police projectile at an Occupy Oakland protest in 2011. He was hospitalized in critical condition with a fractured skull, a broken neck vertebrae and brain swelling. At the time of the shooting, Olsen was wearing fatigues and a ...
A coalition of labor unions had asked Occupy Oakland, with its .... When Riley first visited Occupy Wall Street's encampment in New York, ...
Gitlin, who is writing a book about the movement, noted that flags have had a prominent place at the Occupy Wall Street encampments that sprang up last fall. They are typically pinned to tents or waving from wooden flagpoles. “I was thinking how they have come to embrace the American flag as a hallmark ...
Thousands of Occupy Oakland protesters expanded their anti-Wall Street ... reading: “We proudly support the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
Oakland police say they arrested 75 people while clearing an anti-Wall ... Occupy Wall Street protesters now have access to a free app to alert ...
Within days, Occupy Wall Street was fully entrenched in Zuccotti Park, ... well as occasional black bloc violence, particularly in Occupy Oakland.
She was a Black woman I had recorded during the Occupy Oakland when .... the Occupy Wall Street movement and Donald Trump's election as ...
What I remember most about that day in Oakland was the palpable shiver ... an earlier Occupy Oakland protest, and simultaneously invigorated by the ... Or that Occupy Wall Street's encampment in lower Manhattan would kick ...
The march was one of Occupy Oakland's largest actions, part of a ... Anderson saw a video online of someone at Occupy Wall Street.
Occupy Wall Street: Measuring movement's impact, five years later .... Occupy Oakland protesters climb on top of a truck after several thousand ...
Scott Olsen, 26, was among more than 1,000 demonstrators protesting the police clearing of an Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall ...
A coalition of labor unions had asked Occupy Oakland, with its .... When Riley first visited Occupy Wall Street's encampment in New York, ...
Gitlin, who is writing a book about the movement, noted that flags have had a prominent place at the Occupy Wall Street encampments that ...
Occupy Oakland is part of a larger movement that began last year on ... were arrested in New York during an Occupy Wall Street protest that ...
Protesters climb on big rigs stuck on the road after Occupy Oakland activists closed the Port of Oakland as part of a general strike in the ...
Thousands of Occupy Oakland protesters expanded their anti-Wall Street ... reading: “We proudly support the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
Already, the Oakland violence has prompted a warning from police in New ..... any Occupy Wall Street protesters who injure any of its members.
Oakland police say they arrested 75 people while clearing an anti-Wall ... Occupy Wall Street protesters now have access to a free app to alert ...
Berland regarded the activism of his adopted city with a mix of empathy and bemusement, checking out Occupy Wall Street demonstrations and protests against the gentrification of his own neighborhood.


 

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