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Occupy Oakland General Strike - Shutdown of the Port of Oakland, 11/2/11: photos, 2 of 2
by Dave Id
Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
In the largest action of the day during the Occupy Oakland General Strike on November 2nd, tens of thousands of people gathered at 14th & Broadway and marched to the Oakland Port to blockade gates in two waves and forced the fifth largest port in the United States to close for the evening shift. Thousands of demonstrators remained at the port for five hours, until word came that the labor arbitrator had ruled that dock workers did not have to cross picket lines and would not be penalized with pay forfeiture for that shift. These photos are a continuation of the series begun at http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/10/18698661.php.
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[Pictured above: Blockade at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park at dusk]



Occupy Oakland General Strike - Shutdown of the Port of Oakland, 11/2/11: photos, 1 of 2
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/10/18698661.php

Occupy Oakland General Strike - Afternoon Before Port Action, 11/2/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/09/18698507.php

Occupy Oakland General Strike - Banks Smashed Up in Afternoon, 11/2/11: photos, 2 of 2
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/07/18698029.php

Occupy Oakland General Strike - Banks Smashed Up in Afternoon, 11/2/11: photos, 1 of 2
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/07/18698004.php

Occupy Oakland General Strike - Banks Shut Down in Morning, 11/2/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/06/18697977.php

Occupy Oakland General Strike November 2nd! No Business As Usual November 2nd!
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/02/18696666.php

Indybay Breaking News Reports from Occupy Oakland on Wednesday, November 2nd
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/02/18696729.php

Strike Announcement
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/26/18695438.php



Occupy Oakland
http://www.occupyoakland.org/strike



For more information:
§Blockade at Berths 55 and 56, 7:30pm
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Children playing and dancing to Michael Jackson
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Oakland Colleges Unite - Mills and CCA
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§1 Day Afghanistan War = 6,600 Teachers' Pay for 1 Year
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Another view of blockade at Berths 55 and 56
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Blockade at unknown gate
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Picket lines continue until arbitrator's ruling is issued
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Big rigs sit idle
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Crossing the bridge to leave the port
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Approaching 3rd Street and Adeline
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Looking back at a closed Port of Oakland
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§Hundreds gather back at Oscar Grant Plaza
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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§SOLIDARITY 99% in windows above 14th & Broadway
by Dave Id Thursday Nov 10th, 2011 2:04 PM
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