Media Roots – Occupy Oakland: Then and Now

Media Roots.org was at the scene of the police crackdown in Oakland, Ca. on November 14th, 2011 and documented the historic OCCUPY OAKLAND Strike, March, and Port of Oakland shutdown on 11-2-11

the following videos should be spread far and wide…

Occupy Oakland Historic Strike, March & Port Shutdown 11-2-11

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Media Roots captured some great energy from the day of the historic general strike in Oakland on 11-2-11.

Footage includes the strike, the shutdown of the banks around town, the epic march to the port and the shutdown of the Port of Oakland.

November 14th, 2011

“Welcome to the police state, look how many cops show up for a peaceful assembly.” – Abby Martin

“Abby Martin of Media Roots went to Occupy Oakland at 4:00 am to cover the second police raid on the encampment and crackdown against the peaceful protesters at Frank Ogawa Plaza.

The footage shows the intensity in the air leading up to the raid and the insane amount of police presence that showed up to crackdown and destroy the camp.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13WaOp95d0M&feature=player_embedded
Mayor Jean Quan’s legal adviser resigned at 2 am in protest to the heavy police response.”

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