Tag Archives: general strike

On Oakland: A port shuts down, new possibilities open up

If anyone was in any doubt, last Wednesday’s events in Oakland revealed that we truly are living in exciting times. For the first time, the growing Occupy movement went beyond just occupying public space, and actively disrupted the economy. No … Continue reading

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The Oakland Commune calls for a general strike

Things have been pretty intense in Oakland the last few days, as the police have moved in to evict the occupation, fractured the skull of a 24-year-old Iraq veteran named Scott Olsen, and ended up taking the struggle to a … Continue reading

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Some signs of life.

News round-up: The class war continues to heat up in the US as Wisconsin slowly moves towards a general strike. A high school walkout on Friday got a response from around the country, firefighters managed to shut down a bank … Continue reading

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Make one, two, three, many Day Xs!

So, the day before the next day of action, currently being dubbed as Day X2. What’s been happening in the meantime? The Edinburgh uni occupation’s started a valiant attempt to keep track of the various occupations here, complete with contact … Continue reading

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