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Fighting Banks, Helping 100s of Families: 'Occupy Our Homes' Is One of the Occupy Movement's Great Success Stories
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, Occupy Oakland, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 895 days ago - alternet.org
Occupy Our Homes takes the Occupy movement's general critique of inequality -- something often expressed in abstract charts and tables -- and makes the issue concrete.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Brutal Police Tactics on Occupy Oakland Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, Occupy Oakland, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 905 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
While it is the duty of the police force to address and subdue any threat, this use of police force was extremely excessive. Alternet.org reports that this use of force breaches the Oakland Police DepartmentâEUR(TM)s procedures and protocol...
Oakland Police Sued Over 'Occupy' Crowd Tactics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police violence, government, freedoms )

William
- 982 days ago - ktvu.com
Civil rights groups have filed a suit against the city of Oakland in an attempt to prevent police there from using tear gas and other crowd control weapons on protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Quan's Top Legal Adviser Resigns Over Raid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police, government, freedoms )

William
- 983 days ago - sfgate.com
Mayor Jean Quan's chief legal adviser resigned early this morning after what he called a "tragically unnecessary" police raid of the Occupy Oakland camp.
1,000 Marchers Converge on Occupy Oakland Campsite
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police, government, freedoms )

William
- 983 days ago - sfgate.com
bout 1,000 Occupy Oakland protesters marched back to Frank Ogawa Plaza tonight, about 12 hours after police evicted the movement's tent city, and several in the crowd said they intended to re-establish the encampment.
Occupy Oakland Live Blog: Police Start Making Arrests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police, government, freedoms )

William
- 983 days ago - insidebayarea.com
Hundreds of police officers raided the Occupy Oakland tent city early Monday morning. In anticipation, protesters from Occupy Oakland had gathered at about 3 a.m. in the intersection of Broadway and 14th Street.
Police Arrest Occupy Oakland Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police, government, freedoms )

William
- 983 days ago - sfgate.com
Oakland police have begun arresting protesters at the sprawling Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall while hundreds of law-enforcement officers square off against protesters downtown in the second such raid of the tent city.
UC Berkeley, Oakland Brace for Occupy Clashes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police violence, government, freedoms )

William
- 984 days ago - sfgate.com
Protesters, police and public officials were preparing Sunday for what they expect to be a tumultuous week in the Occupy movement, with a police raid of a tent city outside Oakland City Hall expected as soon as Monday morning.
Raid on Occupy Oakland Camp Could Be Hours Away
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, government, freedoms )

William
- 984 days ago - insidebayarea.com
Speculation grew late Sunday that police would move within hours to raid the Occupy Oakland camp. Police action appeared imminent after Mayor Jean Quan announced that Oakland would open its winter shelter Monday, a day earlier than scheduled.
Iraq War Veteran Hurt in Protests Leaves Hospital
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, scott olsen, police violence, government, freedoms )

William
- 984 days ago - sfgate.com
Friends say that Scott Olsen, the Iraq War veteran who suffered a serious head injury during a police raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment, has been released from the hospital.
Conflcting Accounts of the Impact of Occupy Oakland on Downtown Businesses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Oakland, OWS, government, freedoms )

William
- 984 days ago - sfgate.com
The business community complains that Occupy Oakland hurts downtown businesses. This article gives an assessment of that claim.
Occupy Oakland Unmoved By New Eviction Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, OWS, government, freedoms )

William
- 984 days ago - sfgate.com
The city administrator's office issued a second order Saturday morning for the Occupy Oakland camp to vacate Frank Ogawa Plaza, on the grounds that city law forbids camping overnight in parks. The notice appeared to have little effect.
World-Wide Condemnation of Police Action Against Occupy Oakland
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police violence, government, freedoms )

William
- 985 days ago - sfgate.com
Oakland police say they have received nearly 790 complaints from around the world about officers' actions during a tear-gas fueled clash with anti-Wall Street protestors last month.
Okland Mayor Uses Shooting Incident to Close Down Occupy Oakland
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, violence, freedoms, government )

William
- 985 days ago - abclocal.go.com
Quan is calling for the camp to close immediately... "Whether this incident is related to the encampment, or is an unrelated act, it is unacceptable. Tonight's incident underscores the reason why the encampment must end. "
 

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