Saturday, February 4, 2012

Occupy oakland

  • OAKLAND, Calif.—Occupy Oakland protesters plan to take to the streets again Saturday, exactly one week after a rally turned chaotic leading to hundreds of protesters being arrested and a mass break-in of City Hall.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • WASHINGTON -- Alyssa Eisenberg just wanted her multiple sclerosis medication that she uses to allay fatigue and help her concentrate.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • As Occupy groups in Washington and Oakland generate contrasting images of Dream tents on the one coast and flag burning on the other, it's becoming clear that the four month-old protest movement is facing its Hamlet moment: to be or not to be nonviolent.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • A gaming arcade machine was pushed and played through Oakland, Calif.'s riotous Occupy march over the weekend amidst the turmoil of battling police and protesters.
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  • OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland police used tear gas and flash grenades Saturday to break up hundreds of Occupy protesters after some demonstrators started throwing rocks and flares at officers and tearing down fencing.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland police have started making arrests as a protest involving an estimated 2,000 Occupy protesters has turned violent.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • The largest Alameda County mass arrest in 30 years has led to only 12 criminal charges. A total of 409 people were arrested Saturday during an Occupy Oakland demonstration that devolved into clashes between police and protesters.
  • (NBC Bay Area)
  • OAKLAND -- After city officials canceled a forum this week on the police departments response to Occupy Oakland protests, the Occupy movement has decided to hold a forum of its own.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • (JTA) -- The Oakland, Calif., chapter of the Occupy movement overwhelmingly endorsed a proposal in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
  • (JTA)

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