We are all Scott Olsen – and the Yes Men lead the way
There is a lot at stake and thus, the people who have a lot to lose are nervous. Often when powerful people worry about protests, they ask the police to come in and break up the riff-raff. The consistently peaceful protest in Oakland was brutally broken up by the Oakland police yesterday. Last night these Oakland cops critically injured an Iraq vet named Scott Olsen with a tear gas canister. He may not make it.
Today thousands of people called in angry at the police’s unnecessary violence. There is a movement to recall the major.
But just when you thought this was going to be a depressing post. Check this out: