Occupy Oakland begins general strike

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Occupy Oakland begins general strike
Occupy Oakland begins general strike

Occupy Oakland’s general strike (poster pdf) is kicking off to the velvet strains of Dead Prez. Oakland’s Grand Lake theater looks to be closed in support of the strike. Also going around: the pic below, which people say is of the Men’s Warehouse store in Oakland.

The San Jose Mercury-News has a liveblog going. Twitter’s a lot of it, with #generalstrike and #OccupyOakland. And from the Atlantic, a tactical note: If you get violent, you lose.

Occupy Oakland begins general strike

 

Occupy Oakland begins general strike

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