Archive | November, 2011

  • Defend Occupy Oakland with the Muscle of Organized Labor

      Demonstrators in downtown Oakland protesting the bank-driven economic crisis were brutally attacked by police from 18 Bay Area agencies on Tuesday Oct. 25.  Mayor Quan, who was supported by ILWU Local 10 in the recent elections, ordered this bloody assault.  Cops used potentially lethal weapons to break up the occupation of Frank Ogawa (now […]

  • Free Alaa

    Yara Kassem is a cartoonist in Cairo, Egypt.  This cartoon was circulated via her Twitter account on 30 October 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  Cf. “Dear #SCAF, thanks for making our point for us by arresting @alaa. We now have #freealaa campaign pre & post revolution.  U r the same regime” (Mahmoud […]