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After a long day of protesting Urban Shield in downtown Oakland, a flock of people got together for a bike ride around town. Cyclists pedaled down the streets peacefully, exercising the rights that the so-called...

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Last Friday, the City Corporation of Oakland hosted a four day ‘Urban Shield‘ conference in which SWAT teams and other militarized police troops from around the globe came together to trade best practices on fighting...

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Occupy Oakland was and continues to be one of, if not the most, radical occupations in the nation. During the first year of our street protests many of our comrades in the struggle were targeted, violently...

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While sitting in my home reading the news, I heard a woman screaming for help, so I grabbed my broken monopod (kinda like a bat) and ran outside to see what I could do for...

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Fuck You CBS: This Oakland Mom Fights Back

January 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

On January 22, 2013 between 5pm and 3am the next morning over 400 Oakland residents showed up to a city council to speak against the contract proposing Bill Bratton (Mr. Stop & Frisk himself) be...

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Why do people look at Oakland as an important center for resistance and change? Why are our city council meetings a battle? Because Oakland’s race and class issues are at the heart of the national...

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Angela Davis of the Black Panthers and Fred Hamton Jr. speak to an audience of 400 plus Oaklanders in support of the Justice for Alan Blueford Coalition.   12/18/2012....

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On October 25th 2011, Iraq War Veteran Scott Olsen was shot in the head with a beanbag round, by the Oakland Police Department, while standing peacefully between demonstrators and police at a protest following the...

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“It’s going to be a shit show.” “Yeah, I don’t think it’s a good idea.” “No one will show up.” These are a few of the verbal road blocks placed in the path of planning...

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A collection of tweets put into blog form by @PunkBoyInSF As I watched @jeanquan aka @QuanFace and @oaklandpoliceca’s chief Goodfella HoJo on the news this morning asking for the community’s help in helping the city...

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