#OWS: Bloomberg, NYPD Called Out For Blocking Press Coverage

“Countdown” guest host David Shuster and Jonathan Turley, constitutional law expert and professor at George Washington University – and a Countdown contributor – analyze Mayor Bloomberg’s claim that the NYPD are keeping the press from the story “so journalists can be safe.”

NYC Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez On His Arrest And Assault At #OWS

New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez talks about his frustration over being assaulted and arrested Tuesday during the early morning raid on the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park by Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD. Rodriguez vows to keep supporting the movement, saying, “I believe that this mayor is showing one more time that he is disconnected from the reality of average New Yorkers.”

Olbermann And Holland On City Officials Using Recent Homicide To Justify Eviction Of #OccupyOakland Protesters

After Keith Olbermann running us through some of the recent news on various Occupy protests across the country, AlterNet's Joshua Holland joined the set of Countdown to discuss the latest from Occupy Oakland, where police are threatening to again evict the protesters there and whether the shooting nearby was being used as an excuse to justify the eviction.

Second Iraq War Vet Injured By Police At #OccupyOakland Protest

Countdown's David Shuster talked to The Guardian's Adam Gabbatt who broke this story of yet another Iraq War veteran being the victim of police brutality at the Occupy Oakland protests -- Occupy Oakland: second Iraq war veteran injured after police