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The Week Magazine
September 15, 2017
Within days, Occupy Wall Street was fully entrenched in Zuccotti Park, with a publicly posted daily schedule that included communal meals, marches, and various activities for each ... There were reports of rapes and overdose deaths, as well as occasional black bloc violence, particularly in Occupy Oakland.
October 9, 2016
The march was one of Occupy Oakland's largest actions, part of a months-long stretch that featured dozens of massive marches, a shutdown of the port and ... When Occupy Wall Street started spreading to other cities in October 2011, Velez says she was living in Tacoma, Washington, getting her master'sÃâÃÂ ...
East Bay Times
September 17, 2016
Though the police said its goal was to “facilitate free speech and peaceful demonstrations” downtown as part of Occupy Oakland, protesters of bank foreclosures and predatory lending practices also vandalized many downtown retail businesses. Oakland police were later called on the carpet for what manyÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2014
Jason Leopold, at Truthout.org, who has sought similar documents for more than a year, reported that the FBI falsely asserted in response to his own FOIA requests that no documents related to its infiltration of Occupy Wall Street existed at all. But the release may be strategic: if you are an Occupy activistÃâÃÂ ...
March 22, 2014
Scott Olsen, 26, was among more than 1,000 demonstrators protesting the police clearing of an Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall when he was struck by the beanbag on Oct. 25, 2011. Widely viewed images of him falling in the street and being carried away while bloodied ignited outrage andÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
August 1, 2012
When Riley first visited Occupy Wall Street 's encampment in New York, it didn't do much for him. “It bothered me that there was no agenda,” he said. “Just a lot of folks saying, 'I don't have an answer.' ” But Occupy Oakland felt different. “Our strategy is not just to get people to say, 'We don't like the banks,'ÃâÃÂ ...
November 2, 2011
Updated 12:28 a.m. ET. OAKLAND, Calif. - Several thousand Occupy Wall Street demonstrators gathering in Oakland forced a halt to operations at the nation's fifth busiest port Wednesday evening, escalating a movement whose tactics had largely been limited to marches, rallies and tent encampmentsÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
October 27, 2011
The Oakland police have since promised an investigation, and Ms. Quan repeated on Wednesday that Oakland is a “very progressive city” that supports the goals of Occupy Wall Street. But petitions were already circulating calling for the resignation of Oakland's interim police chief, Howard Jordan.
October 25, 2011
"Many Oaklanders support the goals of the national Occupy Wall Street movement," Mayor Jean Quan said in a statement on Tuesday. "However, over the last week it was apparent that neither the demonstrators nor the City could maintain safe or sanitary conditions or control the ongoing vandalism.".