In the rebel town of Oakland, we built a camp that was not so much the emergence of a new social movement, but the unprecedented convergence of preexisting local movements and antagonistic tendencies all looking for a fight with capital and the state while learning to take care of each other and our city in the most radical ways possible.
In the Artifact from our January 2012 issue, Managing Editor Katherine Mangu-Ward looks at how the denizens of he Occupy Oakland camp, a West Coast outpost of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, turned chain link into art. View... Read Post
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