#OccupyOakland

Occupy The Banks: Financial Fridays

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

#OccupyOakland Port Shut Down LIVE UPDATES

7:12 am: There was a scuffle with sheriffs earlier when they pulled up a bus full of officers. There's a line of sheriffs now blocking the actual port entrance, but all trucking is blocked. The line seems pretty casual now though. One port

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

Michael Moore: "We Are All Scott Olsen."

Academy Award documentary filmmaker Michael Moore spoke at Occupy Oakland on Friday, October 28, 2011. Speaking directly to the media circled around him he says "We are all Scott Olsen!" Obviously deeply moved as he speaks of the police