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Shocking Twist In Case Of War Vet Hurt During Occupy Oakland Protest

AP | Posted 05.15.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- An Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured during an Occupy Oakland protest last fall was hit by a beanbag round fired by a...

Mad, Passionate Love -- and Violence

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

Occupy might just be the name we've put on a great groundswell of popular outrage and a rebirth of civil society too deep, too broad, to be a movement. A movement is an ocean wave: this is the whole tide turning from Cairo to Moscow to Athens to Santiago to Chicago.

Judge Rules Against Police In Occupy Oakland Case

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A federal judge in California has ruled that an Oakland police officer who covered his nameplate during a November Occupy protest s...

'Stop Using Oakland As Your Playground'

AP | TERRY COLLINS and BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 03.31.2012 | San Francisco

By TERRY COLLINS and BETH DUFF-BROWN, The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Many in the crowd outside Oakland City Hall shouted "Burn it! Bu...

Oakland Opens Investigation Into Police Conduct At Occupy Protests

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.22.2011 | San Francisco

In the wake of violent clashes between the Oakland Police Department and Occupy Oakland protestors that shocked the nation, the city of Oakland has la...

We Shall Not Be Moved: Reflections From The Alameda County Jail

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

The OWS Movement's visible, nonviolent witness of presence to a system of exploitation, systemic oppressions, and misery has now provoked a nationwide attempt by city mayors to remove us.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Police Raid Occupy Oakland Camp

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.14.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — Police clad in riot gear and armed with tear gas cleared out Oakland's anti-Wall Street encampment early Monday, the latest la...

Iraq War Veteran Hurt In Occupy Oakland Protests Leaves Hospital

AP | Posted 01.13.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Friends say that Scott Olsen, the Iraq War veteran who suffered a serious head injury during a police raid on the Occupy Oakland en...

Rappers Take To Mic During Occupy Oakland Protests

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Hip hop heavyweights known as much for their fiery political lyrics as for their bass-pounding beats have been among the thousan...

Egyptian Blogger Promoted in Occupy Oakland Crowd (Video)

Taylor Wiles | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco
Taylor Wiles

While demonstrators swarmed the Port of Oakland chanting "banks got bailed out; we got sold out," Omar Ali of the Answer Coalition carried a sign to draw attention to the case of Egyptian blogger activist Alaa Abd El Fattah.

SLIDESHOW: Occupy Oakland Protest

AP | JASON DEAREN and LISA LEFF | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Occupy Wall Street supporters who staged rallies that shut down the nation's fifth-busiest port during a day of protests condemned ...

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...

Cracked Skull for Cracked Rhetoric: US Marine Injured in Police Protest Clash

Rajai Hakki | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Rajai Hakki

As the Occupy Wall Street movement spread across the country, I was enthused with the vows of nonviolence and the reasonable and understandable demand...

Weekend Rally Features Costumes, Michael Moore Appearance

AP/The Huffington Post | TERRY COLLINS and JULIE WATSON | Posted 12.30.2011 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — Anti-Wall Street demonstrators held a festive march through San Francisco Saturday, but tension marked another march in nearby Oak...

My Comments on Occupy Oakland

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Rep. Barbara Lee

I shared my outrage and grave concern about the police brutality in Oakland directly with the Mayor. My thoughts go out to the injured and especially Scott Olsen.

Occupy Oakland: The Morning After

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | San Francisco

By Terry Collins, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The scene was calm but tense early Wednesday as a crowd of hundreds of protesters dwindl...

WATCH: Police Use Tear Gas In Occupy Oakland Raid

AP/The Huffington Post | By MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 12.25.2011 | San Francisco

By Marcus Wohlsen, Associated Press OAKLAND -- Police in riot gear cleared anti-Wall Street protesters on Tuesday morning from the plaza in front o...