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Occupy: What Now, What Next? Commonwealth Club forum with Oakland Mayor Quan: audio & photos
by Dave Id
Considering the history of violent police raids and hundreds of arrests at Occupy Oakland, the Commonwealth Club forum featuring Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Occupy "leaders" was sure to be contentious. The forum was titled "Occupy: What Now, What Next?" but probably would have better been billed as a debate rather than a panel discussion on the "what, why and future of Occupy’s mission." Disingenuously -- considering that Jean Quan used virtually every speaking opportunity she had to criticize the Occupy movement and to thereby justify her own anti-Occupy actions -- Quan told the corporate media later that "I thought this was a chance to be positive, I tried to talk and they wouldn't let me." [Full audio below]
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