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East Bay | Labor & Workers | Police State and Prisons

Port of Oakland Strike is Underway
by Jacob Crawford
Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
On October 21, 2013, Truckers along side other demonstrators shut down partial ports at the port of Oakland in protest of unsafe working conditions.
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While a judge as recent as yesterday issued temporary restraining orders against people attempting to block scabs and other people from entering, by 5am there were enough people to do a successful picket.

Oakland Police and Alameda Sheriffs eventually formulated a plan to move and or arrest the demonstrators, but failed in their mission when word got out that a alameda sheriff pushed over a demonstrator with his baton.

Police eventually opened the port back up, but truckers have been refusing to enter.

§Strike is effective despite some frowns
by Jacob Crawford Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
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§Sgt. Hookfin conducts his own "personal intelligence gathering"
by Jacob Crawford Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
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§OPD Ruiz,OPD Rowbotham, ALCO ModesteLCO
by Jacob Crawford Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
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§L Armstrong
by Jacob Crawford Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
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§ALCO Posedel, and Gaitan, OPD H. Castro
by Jacob Crawford Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
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§Alameda Sheriffs
by Jacob Crawford Monday Oct 21st, 2013 11:21 AM
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Workers need to unitetired of goonsMonday Oct 21st, 2013 12:19 PM