10 Ways Occupy Oakland Could Change This City for Good

10. Kill its plot to shut down “corporations” and ruin the lives of hardworking Americans, ones who vote in November and work five days a week and never deface the American flag or disrespect their country, because many of them consider themselves lucky to live in a place where they have the right to occupy Frank Ogawa Plaza—and EARN their living. 9. Instead of demanding that the Fed implement change, Occupy should do it itself: Start a business the American way Amadeo Giannini did in San Francisco in 1904, when he opened The Bank of Italy … Continued



SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 2nd: Notes all events start at Frank Ogawa/Oscar Grant (OG) Plaza at City Hall unless otherwise noted (e.g. children’s events). Youth/School related events highlighted Morning 9am – Rally & Press Conference 9:55am – “I Will Survive…Capitalism” flashmob – (join us! http://on.fb.me/sOsdFb) 10am – March and Bank Actions/Mobilization 11 am – Rally at Laney College (Lake Merrit BART), March to OUSD and then to OG Plaza* – FLYER ATTACHED Afternoon 12 noon – Children’s Gathering @ Oakland Public Library (main branch) and march to OG plaza 12 noon … Continued


Press Release: Occupy Oakland Calls for General Strike November 2, 2011

www.occupyoakland.org For Information Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OccupyOaklandMedia@gmail.com OccupyOakland_Press@googlegroups.com Occupy Oakland Calls for General Strike November 2, 2011 Occupy Oakland calls for Mass Day of Action inclusive of all stakeholders: individual citizens & families,schools, civil workers, community/affinity organizations, labor, students, and businesses .November 1, 2011 – Oakland, CA – In the aftermath of the government crackdown of Occupy Oakland,Occupy Oakland’s GA has announced a general strike to commence November 2, 2011. The call is proposed to all stakeholders, from concerned individuals to organizations, from schools and churches to for-profit businesses … Continued



I believe that Oakland’s General Strike & Mass Day of Action on November 2 ought to go global to show solidarity with our Occupy brothers and sisters of Oakland. The Occupy LA is preparing for a Bank Transfer Day on November 5. This ought to go global too. Do not get arrested! If an occupation is forced to move by law inforcement, why not pick another strategic location; the mountain top removal company, Masi (spelling?) closed their union worker plants in one city and openned another in a different location … Continued