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Oakland General Strike

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Occupy Oakland

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

On Thursday's night episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the titular late-night host had some stern words of advice for the protestors of the O...


William Bradley | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Wednesday's general strike in Oakland pointed up some of the promise, and the problems, of the loose-knit Occupy Wall Street movement.

Oakland General Strike: From Radical Past to Radical Present

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco
Nikolas Kozloff

It is perhaps fitting that it was Oakland, home to radical socialists such as Jack London as well as later black liberation figures like Huey Newton, which pushed the unique weapon of the general strike.

Emotions Run High After Occupy Oakland Protests

AP | By JASON DEAREN and LISA LEFF | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

By JASON DEAREN and LISA LEFF, The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. -- Emotions ran high as Occupy Wall Street supporters and public officials deal...

Occupy Thoughts -- Oakland General Strike

Rick Ayers | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco
Rick Ayers

My thoughts right now are not political analysis -- of the "line" of the demonstrators, of the impact on the elections, of the different tactics employed. I just want to bask in the moment, the feeling tone, of the day.

Occupy Oakland Strike Rallies Movements Across Country

AP | By TERENCE CHEA, LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to di...

Oakland Prepares To Be The Occupy Epicenter

AP/The Huffington Post | LISA LEFF | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland and picketed banks on Wednesday as they geared up to disrupt ...

Will Oakland Shut Down Tomorrow?

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 01.01.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Anti-Wall Street demonstrators and Oakland city officials on Monday were preparing for a midweek strike by protesters that would in...