I was writing a blog about my experiences in Oakland on J28, and am still having issues presenting the message I would like to. Instead I have decided to share a few videos with you, which show a more truthful picture of what happened that day. It started as a party, and apparently OPD has a problem distingishing between happy protesters, and a riot. We were tear gassed, had flash grenades lobbed at us, and less lethal projectiles shot at us. We were corralled or as they like to say "kettled" with many getting beat up at the YMCA, out of sight of many of the cameras.
February marks the anniversaries of two key developments in the 99% and Occupy Wall Street Movements.In part one, one of the original organizers, David DeGraw talks about money out of politics, Interoccupy, Occupy 2.0, how he deals with ego issues, and more.
Margot on the scene: Wells Fargo meets with occupiers
Margot Paez of Insightoutnews.org was on the scene yesterday when occupiers met with Wells Fargo representatives. Cheryl Aichele, Carlos Marroquin, Mark Lipman and others attended the undefined meet-up which is chronicled here: