Daily Archives: January 28, 2012

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Congrats, Occupy’s credibility has been destroyed.                 16803


My special moment with Jean Quan

I have a lot more to say about the incredible and horrifying things that happened in Oakland today, but while I digest the experience, I’ll just share a brief anecdote. Around 3:30 PM, my son and I left the Move-In march as the first tear-gas canisters erupted. We decided to walk up 12th Street to catch the bus at Broadway. As we were walking towards Franklin Street, my son said ‘look, there’s Mayor Quan.’ Mayor Jean Quan was leaving some sort of event in Chinatown. She was completely unaware of … Continued


Jan 29 Occupy Oakland Rise-Up Festival is at Oscar Grant Plaza!

Here is the schedule: http://occupyoakland.org/?p=16794
Afternoon schedule:
• 1-2 pm: BBQ & Voices of Liberation Rally
– Featuring Corrina Gould, speakers from Occupy the Hood, Gerald Sanders and an open forum with comrades from other movements across the region.
– BBQ provided by the OO kitchen committee and donations
– bring food to donate and share!

• 2-4 pm: Second round of panels & discussions on
– Police Repression & Prisons featuring Elaine Brown, Jack Bryson, Bo Brown, & a member of the OO anti-repression committee
– Indigenous and Anti-Colonial Struggles featuring Corrina Gould, Michelle, V, Luta Candelaria and Chris Oakes
– Crisis of Oakland public schools featuring Nick Pomquist, Jack Gerson, Javier & Emily Macy
+ Guerrilla Storytelling with kids by Amy from the Oakland Public Library
Here is the schedule: http://occupyoakland.org/?p=16794


March to Civic Auditorium Met By Police, Regrouping at OG then 19th Telegraph–On the move–See livestream

A spirited march to the long-closed civic auditorium by Lake Merritt was met by riot police who derailed the first move-in attempt. Move-in assembly after regrouping at Oscar Grant Plaza for dinner and rest break as of 5:30 pm march is on the move in downtown Oakland.Link: Empty Auditorium reveals cities 1% spending priorities



Move-In Livestreaming Now!

As of 1pm, the Move-In action is on Livestream. From time to time, the stream switches to recorded content, but stay tuned for when it switches back to the live feed. Watch below or at: http://www.livestream.com/occupyoakland occupyoakland on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free 16764


Move-In Day FAQ

Reposted from occupyoaklandmoveinday.org. Also see this in-depth Fact Sheet prepared by the OO Research Working Group. 1. How long will we be able to hold the building, won’t the police just come and evict us? We believe that a successful, long-term occupation is contingent on a high number of occupants and supporters. Therefore, *please prepare to stay overnight,* at least throughout the festival. The first two days, will give us an opportunity to self-organize and determine the future of the building. There has been lots of discussion about how to … Continued


Call to Action! Help UNDO NDAA By Petitioning Your State Supreme Court For A Protective Writ of Habeus Corpus Like This One

CALL TO ACTION! Help UNDO NDAA by Petitioning your State Supreme Court for a Protective Writ of Habeus Corpus like this one: http://occupywallst.org/forum/petition-to-supreme-court-of-alaska-to-block-ndaa-/ ( or alternatively http://tinyurl.com/undo-ndaa ) You do not have to be a lawyer to file this petition, but attorneys are certainly welcome to step up! NO MORE LEFT. NO MORE RIGHT. TIME TO UNITE. STAND AND FIGHT! IronBoltBruce via VVV PR ( http://vvvpr.com | @vvvpr ) Img: http://veritasvirtualvengeance.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/undo_ndaa.jpg Vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFaGz8blpPI Tag: #ndaa, #patriotact, #fascism, #ows, #worldwarweb, #vvvpr 16751