Occupy Oakland: A Phoenix Will Rise From The Ashes #O25 #OO

48 hours out from #O25 Occupy Oakland is in turmoil. It needs our help. We, who have eye-witnessed on their behalf. As they in turn did for us, during the evictions of Occupy Auckland, here in NZ. How can we … Continue reading

Activists & Anarchists Speak For Themselves At Occupy Oakland

Here’s an article explaining, to some degree, the reasoning behind Black Bloc Tactics in Oakland… While dismissing an article done by left wing journalist Chris Hedges. http://www.truth-out.org/occupy-oakland/1328726021#.TzLUsJM6IC4.twitter Worth a read, until you then watch the following video and realise that … Continue reading

Police Brutality At Occupy Oakland Night Time Protest

On January 28th, protesters who were surrounded by police chanted “allow us to disperse” after having been commanded to do so by police but then prevented from. The police proceeded to beat the unarmed, peaceful protesters with their batons. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/02/03/1061532/-Occupy-Oakland:Video-OPD-Beating-Kettled-Protesters-with-Batons

Proof of Unjust Mass Arrest and Media Spin at Occupy Oakland

The Oakland Police Department working hand in hand with the mainstream media to feed misinformation to the public surrounding an ILLEGAL MASS ARREST of aprox.400 peaceful protesters. Source: Twitter

Shock & Awe: Notes from Occupy Oakland

This is the 14th in a series of notations from an Occupy Oakland protester regarding the eviction of Occupy Oakland and the cities’ attitude toward the protesters. http://scottrossi.tumblr.com/post/16693276441/notes-from-an-occupation-14-shock-and-awe-or-how-i

Occupy Oakland General Strike: Protesters Flood Freeway (MASSIVE!)

This picture is by far the best i’ve seen today, makes the last picture I posted look like a sewing circle. This is what the NZHerald described as 3,000 people but #OWS is reporting as at least 10,000+. (Update: it … Continue reading

Occupy Oakland Reclaims Plaza

“Yet another example demonstrating the effective use of non-violent direct action and civil disobedience occurred last night in Oakland, where people took down the fence to take back the park and recreate their camp.” https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=221417564592682&set=a.187967227937716.47329.184749301592842&type=3&theater Source: Facebook First Posted: October … Continue reading

Keith Olbermann On Police Brutality At Occupy Oakland

You tell em Keith. Source: Facebook First Posted: October 27 at 10:39pm

US War Veteran Shot In The Face At Occupy Oakland Eviction

Veterans for Peace member Scott Olsen was wounded by a less-lethal round fired by either San Francisco Sheriffs deputies or Palo Alto Police on October 25, 2011 Source: Facebook First Posted: October 27 at 10.27pm

Occupy Oakland Protester Loses It At Riot Police

Parental warning: explicit language; also note this was after the first volley of tear gas had dispersed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fR2hx7yXjE&feature=share  Source: Facebook First Posted: October 27 at 10:22pm