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The Oakland General Strike in pictures

My last post was slightly rushed, so I’d just like to expand slightly on some of the things I mentioned in it. First of all, I briefly mentioned a few recent events in the UK, but didn’t get around to … Continue reading

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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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