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American Voices: Occupy Calls For General Strike

The Occupy movement has declared May 1 to be a day of national protest and has asked people not to go to work, conduct banking, or go shopping.
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Occupy Oakland seeks strike after Scott Olsen injury

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Activists taking part in the the Occupy Oakland protests have called for a general strike in the city next week.The call to strike on 2 November emerged as protesters gathered late on Wednesday, one day after clashes with police lef... Read Post

Occupy Oakland: KQED Provides Live Coverage of Events

News : The Rundown News Blog (3 years ago)

Last week's clashes between police and protesters have brought national attention to the Occupy movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. On Wednesday, protesters at Occupy Oakland called for a General Strike. Many local Bay Area unio... Read Post

May Day: Watch the Occupy Wall Street ‘General Strike’ Protests

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

The movement is calling for a “day without the 99 percent,” calling for protesters to skip work and refuse to patronize corporations to shut down commerce for the day. And the planned protests will feature "creative disruptions agai... Read Post

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