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Thu, Nov 3, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

Oakland General Strike and Protest


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Protesters stand on a truck at the Port of Oakland during Occupy Oakland's general strike on November 2, 2011.
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Protesters stand on a truck at the Port of Oakland during Occupy Oakland's general strike on November 2, 2011.

Yesterday, Occupy Oakland protesters called for a citywide general strike and organized a march to shut down the Port of Oakland. There were pockets of violence and vandalism, but the day was largely peaceful. We discuss the past, present and future of Occupy Oakland.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Cecily Burt, reporter for The Oakland Tribune
  • Demian Bulwa, staff writer for The San Francisco Chronicle

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