Occupado 5 November 2011Posted by marisacat in California / Pacific Coast, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, Occupy Wall Street, San Francisco, The Battle for New Orleans, Viva La Revolucion!, WAR!.
Occupy Oakland protesters claim a vacant building during a march [Noah Berger/AP]
I think this photo was taken at the “Travellers Aid” building that was reported broken into and, the story goes, an attempt was made to take it over by the protesters…
HOWEVER an alternative narrative has emerged:
It appears it had been occupied by homeless (and the building itself was in fact in foreclosure, tho who had owned it – the city? – and what bank foreclosed, no word) AND cops were entering, undercover of the chaotic night, to roust the homeless and the Occupiers showed up TO DEFEND the little encampment.
Works for me.
And this, a comment from Madman, from the last thread: