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Occupy Oakland Holds Vigil For Protesting Vet

$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest

An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.


Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Settles With Injured Occupy Protester For $645,000

The city of Oakland has agreed to settle a claim by a U.S. Army veteran from the Iraq War who was beaten by a police officer during an Occupy Oakland protest two years ago.


Protesters supporting the release of Bradley Manning gather at the Obama campaign headquarters in Oakland on August 16, 2012. (CBS)

Protesters Hold Sit-In At Oakland Obama Campaign Headquarters

Six protesters were arrested Thursday night for holding a sit-in inside President Obama’s campaign headquarters in Oakland and refusing to leave.


Occupy Oakland Holds Vigil For Protesting Vet

Injured Occupy Oakland Protester To File Claim Against City

Scott Olsen, an Occupy Oakland protester seriously injured during an October demonstration, plans to file a claim against the city of Oakland, his attorney said Friday.


Third Eye Blind Writes 'Occupy' Anthem

Third Eye Blind Writes ‘Occupy’ Anthem

The San Francisco rooted band Third Eye Blind writes a new single about the Occupy Wall Street movement and clips audio from the Oakland protest…


Scott Olsen, Iraq War veteran, on ground bleeding from head wound after being struck by a projectile during Occupy Oakland protest. (AP Photo)

Injured Veteran Plans To Resume Protests After Occupy Oakland Clash

In his first statement since being seriously injured during a clash between Oakland police and Occupy demonstrators, Scott Olsen said he is feeling a lot better.


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Fake Oakland Mayor’s Website Offers Bogus Apology To Demonstrators

A website claiming to be the official site of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appeared recently, mimicking the official Oakland website almost entirely.


Occupy Wall Street protesters stage a demonstration in San Francisco, Oct. 14. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Occupy San Francisco Demonstrators March Through City

Demonstrators are on the march through the streets of San Francisco as they take part in what’s being termed by Occupy Wall Street organizers as a Halloween march and rally.


Occupy Wall Street protesters stage a demonstration in San Francisco, Oct. 14. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Statewide ‘Occupy’ Protests Planned For Saturday

More Wall Street protests are planned around California on Saturday, including in Oakland, where police and demonstrators faced off earlier this week.


Michael Moore. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Filmmaker Moore Addresses Oakland Protesters

Michael Moore addressed hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters in front of Oakland’s City Hall, saying events over the past week have helped change the national discussion about the movement.