Who: Jesse Nesbitt, 34What: The Occupy San Francisco activist is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges that he lobbed bricks from a rooftop onto protesters and cops May 1, injuring at least one other protester and damaging a police patrol car. The incident occurred during the May Day takeover of the 888 Turk St. building. Read More
The Occupy movement’s frenetic commemoration of May Day got plenty of attention as Bay Area demonstrators came out in droves to spread the message that income disparity has created a nationwide crisis. But fallout from the labor holiday could provoke backlash from otherwise supportive observers.
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Members of a Service Employees International Union (SEIU) chapter in Los Angeles turned out arm-in-arm with members of assorted Communist Party and socialist groups last month for their annual May Day demonstration. Read More