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Oakland General Strike/Day of Action 4PM

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 2nd November, 2011 | No Comments

day of the dead printingIt’s a carnival with a purpose at Oscar Grant/Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland. The speeches from the stage are non stop. Voice after voice sharing messages of support from around the US, North America and the world, news of students, teachers and other workers deciding to walk out today and join the thousands.
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Oakland General Strike/Day of Action 2pm

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Occupy-Oakland-shoutingGrandpas and construction workers and students and musicians and dancers and teachers and reporters and celebrities and spiritual leaders and veterans and postal workers and mothers and fathers and sisters and brothers. All in Oakland, Calfornia today. All with a purpose. They are the 99%. We are the 99%.
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Oakland General Strike/Day of Action noon

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SEIUThe crowd was full of labor folks: nurses, teachers, SEIU workers, carpenters and even iron workers representing their unions marching side by side with students, babies in strollers and retired folks who kept saying, “I never thought I’d see this day”.
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Oakland General Strike/Day of Action 10AM

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Oakland amGood morning Oakland! It’s a crisp and sunny day in the Bay Area. Reports from Oakland say that the intersection surrounding Frank H Ogawa Plaza is completely packed with 2000 people. Read what’s going on…
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