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Oakland / Occupy: General Strike and Mass Action Today!

Well if this isnt a positive surprise!?

Not two weeks ago, I wrote this sentence in regards to the Occupy movement…„Not to mention of course the very important and in the occupy „movement“ completely absent industrial and workplace action in the form of strikes.“

Not long after, Oakland PD went and did this:

In response, a general assembly of 2.000 people called for General Strike on November 2nd! The decision…

Just what an impact this has or how massively it is followed is of course the biiiiig question, but still..the thought counts too!

Boots Riley, from The Coup…


Theres No Justice, Just Us! Oakland Cop Gets Away with the Murder of Oscar Grant

, Oakland police officer Johannes Mehserle was yesterday „convicted“ of involuntary manslaughter, rather than murder, for the killing of Oscar Grant. This „conviction“ is the equivalent of a slap in the wrist. For those who missed it, Mehserle shot Oscar Grant from behind while he was lying on the floor, on his stomach.

Much like after the murder itself, popular anger did not take long to find its expression in militant demonstrations around Oakland. Fires were set, glass windows broken, and shops looted.

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