Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find
Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?
Two years ago there was a campground at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza followed by riots in the streets. Today the Occupy Oakland movement commemorated their anniversary and examined what they should do next.
A 75-year-old protester was arrested at an ‘Occupy Bohemian Grove’ march in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to the sheriff’s office.
At least 23 people were arrested during May Day protests in Oakland on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police in riot gear faced off with dozens of protesters who occupied a building in San Francisco.
The labor movement and Occupy have teamed up for some powerful protests this May Day, but unions were apprehensive of initial plans to “shut down” the Golden Gate Bridge.
College students all over the Bay Area and across the nation were partnering with the Occupy movement Thursday in a day of action against higher tuition costs.
Hundreds of people gathered outside San Quentin State Prison Monday afternoon for a protest that organizers said merges the Occupy and prisoners’ rights movements.
A newly released KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll shows Bay Area support for the ‘Occupy’ movement is on a downward spiral after recent violent demonstrations in Oakland.
Oakland City Hall reopened Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police.
A growing number of elderly protesters are joining the Occupy Movement. One Vietnam vet from San Francisco’s Bayview District fights with them against his own possible eviction.