Nationwide, Americans are angry about the economy, unemployment and economic inequality. The Occupy demonstrations in New York, San Francisco and many other cities have spotlighted these concerns and sparked heated dialogue about the many economic and social challenges facing our cities and our nation. Such discussion and debate is warranted. But Occupy San Francisco has become too expansive, dangerous and damaging to continue in its current form. Read More
A man who bystanders say choked a dog at the Occupy SF encampment in Justin Herman Plaza was beat up by an angry mob Wednesday afternoon. Read More
It was decision time Tuesday night for the campers of Occupy SF, after Department of Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru made them an offer to stay put and risk additional police raids or move to an abandoned school in the Mission district.
The decision: We’re not moving.
During the group’s nightly general assembly, members made it clear they would not accept the offer. Read More
The revolution will be run according to parliamentary procedure.Protesters who disrupted a meeting of the University of California regents at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus Monday took over the boardroom and held their own meeting, voting on motions including a resolution demanding the resignation of top officials.
Click on the photo at right to see more pictures from the protest. Read More
On the busiest shopping day of the year, Occupy SF protesters are trying to shop-block consumers from buying gifts in Union Square. Read More
Despite losing the battle for Market Street, Occupy SF protesters have vowed to continue the war against economic inequality. But with winter on its way, the residents of Justin Herman Plaza may be facing a more persistent foe than the Police Department. Read More
Occupy SF protesters on Sunday continued to defy city orders to stop camping in front of the Federal Reserve Bank — literally taking to the street to air their grievances after tents were removed and people were arrested early in the morning.
Demonstrators set up tents and hunkered down in the middle of Market Street in front of the bank beginning at 4:30 p.m., chanting slogans as police stood by. Read More
Amid raids of Occupy Wall Street encampments in cities nationwide, Occupy Oakland is calling for a West Coast strike of all ports in order to disrupt operations on a large scale.
The Total West Coast Port Shutdown is scheduled to be held Monday, Dec. 12, according to Occupy Oakland’s website. Read More
As occupiers in San Francisco were hit with more city notices of violations Thursday, they attempted to make camp improvements to prevent a police raid they sense is imminent.
Following issuance of violation notices, Department of Public Works head Mohammed Nuru inspected the Occupy SF Justin Herman Plaza camp around 4 p.m. Thursday, pointing out noncompliance issues such as camping on the grassy border and couches. Read More
The San Francisco Police Department's decision to put up barricades near the Occupy SF encampment at Justin Herman Plaza on Monday afternoon has someone telling the cops, "Don't fence us in." Read More