Protesters Clash Over Vandalism in Oakland

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Occupy TV's footage from the November 2 general strike in Oakland shows "black bloc"-style demonstrators vandalizing a Whole Foods and a Wells Fargo, only to clash with other protesters advocating nonviolence.

"It's time to say something, not do something stupid!" argues an east Oakland resident after fending off attackers with martial arts moves, "We don't need to be violent ... we need to open our motherfucking mouths and say something! Not do dumbass shit that's gonna get everybody gassed and shot the fuck up ... It's 'occupy!' Not 'destroy!'" 

For more videos from Occupy TV, visit http://www.occupytv.org.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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