Occupy Oakland's General Strike Begins

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Berkeley photographer Jonathan Potter shot this footage at the peaceful daytime protest that began on November 2 at noon in downtown Oakland. After he uploaded the video yesterday evening, protesters blocked off the port of Oakland and conflicts with the police escalated. 

For more work by Jonathan Potter, visit http://www.mrjonathanpotter.com/.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/11/occupy-oaklands-general-strike-begins/247824/