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Elaine Brown has been many things. Chair of the Black Panther Party from 1974 until 1977. Candidate for Oakland City Council. Candidate for the nomination of the Green Party for President of the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 07:24 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
American labor history is full of brutal and heartbreaking episodes such as the Homestead Steelworks Strike & Riots of 1896. The General Motors strike at the River Rouge Plant in Detroit 1941 was ...
by H Scott Prosterman
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 11:41 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The world is an crazy place. Who would have predicted a little more than a year ago Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and now Syria? Or a bunch of tents on a tiny plot of land in New York City sparking ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 148 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 09:16 AM PST with 213 Recommends
January 20th. It's Occupy San Francisco's Turn. On a warm and sunny November 2nd, on a few days notice, 20,000+ people gathered in Oakland, California as part of ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 06:37 PM PST with 34 Recommends
On a warm and sunny November 2nd, on a few days notice, 20,000+ people gathered in Oakland, California as part of a historic General Strike and the first Occupy Oakland Port shutdown. On a cold mid-...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 08:45 AM PST with 36 Recommends
It may lack the defiant attitude of Oakland's Port shutdowns, or the symbolism of trying to shut down the New York Stock Exchange, but when an expected cast of thousands of #Occupy supporters march ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 06:16 PM PST with 51 Recommends
On December 20th, The Oakland City Council did what any self-respecting City Council would do when confronted by a room full of people ready to denounce them. They delayed those denouncements until ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 02:29 PM PST with 152 Recommends
When your only weapon is a fully armed and operational policeman in full riot ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 02:22 PM PST with 25 Recommends
The following is a press release from the West Coast Port Shut Down committee of Occupy ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 11:02 PM PST with 25 Recommends
From a Nobody to the Leaders of America's Unions :
by jpmassar
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 11:02 AM PST with 80 Recommends
You've seen the canonical pictures of November 2nd. The masses of people streaming over the bridge to #occupy the Port of Oakland. People atop the abandoned trucks with the huge cranes in the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 118 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 07:53 PM PST with 117 Recommends
It wasn't very long ago that Scott Olsen, skull cracked by the Oakland Police Department's attack on October 25th,
by jpmassar
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 09:51 AM PST with 22 Recommends
The word is going out... By cool, viral video :
by jpmassar
Comment Count 145 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 11:23 AM PST with 143 Recommends
Whatever else you might think about #OccupyOakland, you can't accuse them of having less-than-awesome artwork ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 07:36 PM PST with 34 Recommends
See if you can determine, from each set, which picture falls into which category. Set #1 :
by jpmassar
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 02:03 PM PST with 120 Recommends
Something's Happening Here . . . and its Pretty Damn Clear! Repeal Proposition 13 and similar draconian laws in other states. Until President Reagan led ...
by H Scott Prosterman
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 10:17 AM PDT with 2 Recommends