Oakland

Protesters angry over the George Zimmerman verdict blocked a Los Angeles freeway on Sunday night, while about 80 marched to the CNN building in Hollywood just after midnight Monday, causing police to declare an unlawful assembly. Read more...
The Oakland City Council approved a 1,170,000 settlement Tuesday night in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a National Lawyers Guild legal team on behalf of journalist Scott Campbell and 11 other persons who were injured in the Oakland Police Department's violent response to Occupy Oakland in the fall of 2011. Read more...
Support Kimani Gray's community and all communities of color besieged by police violence, by coming out for a mass march Sunday the 24th. Read more...
As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for the basic things we need to live, including housing, education, and health care. Even those of us who do not have personal debt are affected by predatory lending. Our essential public services are cut because our cities and towns are held hostage by the same big banks that have been bailed out by our government. All of us are outraged that big banks don’t have to pay their debts, but we do. Read more...
Via Idlenomore.ca: Check out this stunning, short documentary on "Idle No More" from the San Francisco and Oakland solidarity rallies created by Grounded TV. Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution that honors and Read more...

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Live: Scott Olsen, other veterans are locked inside of Obama's campaign headquarters in Oakland, California and are refusing to leave "in solidarity" with Bradley Manning. Read more...
Still trying to figure out what happened on Friday night in Oakland? It isn't any wonder ... Read more...
If there's one way to unite the 99 percent, it’s direct actions aimed at the big banks. People are angry, and it's not hard to see why: Massive bailouts; exorbitant executive salaries; huge bonuses; dishonest and illegal lending practices; fee and Read more...
This Thursday, Occupy Oakland is hosting a Citizens Police Review Board and Open Forum on Oakland Police Department Actions at the Grand Lake Theater. Read more...
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." Read more...