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Entries by Jason Cherkis from 11/2011

Mayor Jean Quan's Legal Adviser Quits Over Clearing Of Occupy Oakland Camp

Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- As a platoon of Oakland Police Department officers began clearing out Occupy Oakland's encampment for a second time at Frank Ogawa Plaza...

Did Police Raids Against Occupy Oakland Break The Law?

Posted 11.15.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- Nearly three weeks ago, the Oakland Police Department made international headlines when it razed Occupy Oakland's encampment under a hai...

Newt Gingrich's Former Aide Open To Rejoining Campaign

Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Rick Tyler, the former spokesman for Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign, said he is "surprised" that his former employer has made a comeback. "I...

Lobbying Firm Memo To Advise Wall Street Clients On Occupy Movement (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lobbying firm has prepared a memo offering advice to its Wall Street clients to help them manage any political fallout from Occupy Wal...

UC Davis Police Pepper-Spray Seated Students In Occupy Dispute (VIDEO) (UPDATES)

Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, a group of University of California, Davis students, part of the Occupy Wall Street movement on campus, became the latest vic...

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan's Deposition Sheds Light On His Views Of Occupy Wall Street

Posted 11.21.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- Last week, civil rights attorneys in Oakland filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and a civil suit against the Oakland Polic...

Occupy Y'all Street: OWS Movement Takes Shape In Gainesville

Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

This is the first in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. Stay tuned in the coming days for more from our road trip t...

Occupy L.A.: Facing Eviction, May Branch Out To Occupy Beverly Hills, Skid Row

Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a tense all-nighter with the Los Angeles Police Department, Occupy L.A. activists and their tents outside City Hall have been give...