Occupy Wall Street http://kalw.org en How Occupy Wall Street is evolving in the Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/how-occupy-wall-street-evolving-bay-area <p>Last Friday, 18 Occupy Cal protesters were <a href="http://www.dailycal.org/2012/02/18/occupyoakland-protesters-march-to-international-house-at-uc-berkeley/">detained</a> in the early morning after setting up another on-campus encampment. On Monday, around 700 demonstrators <a href="http://www.kalw.org/post/occupy-san-quentin-protest-large-peaceful">convened</a> at San Quentin to Occupy the prison. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 23:06:37 +0000 Joaquin Palomino 6315 at http://kalw.org How Occupy Wall Street is evolving in the Bay Area Commentary: Occupy Wall Street, Somethin’s Happenin’ Here http://kalw.org/post/commentary-occupy-wall-street-somethin%E2%80%99s-happenin%E2%80%99-here <p>If you assumed, as did I, that the coming of winter would mean the end of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, well guess again. Whether because of the unseasonably mild weather prevailing here and elsewhere, Occupy Wall Street encampments stubbornly persist. And despite increasingly more aggressive measures taken against them by local authorities, the &ldquo;movement&rdquo; appears to be growing. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 21:56:26 +0000 Ira Eisenberg 6309 at http://kalw.org Commentary: Occupy Wall Street, Somethin’s Happenin’ Here Youth production of old-time play channels present-day movement http://kalw.org/post/youth-production-old-time-play-channels-present-day-movement <p>The <a href="http://www.berkeleyplayhouse.org/about/the-julia-morgan-center-for-the-arts/">Julia Morgan Center for the Arts</a>, built in 1910, is a rustic theater with 328 old-fashioned seats and high wooden beams. It&rsquo;s not exactly the kind of place you&rsquo;d expect to see a spirited performance from a troupe of teens, but that&rsquo;s what happens there.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:23:57 +0000 Carolina Hidalgo 5963 at http://kalw.org Youth production of old-time play channels present-day movement Occupy Oakland asks for more oversight of police actions http://kalw.org/post/occupy-oakland-asks-more-oversight-police-actions <p>Last night, members of Occupy Oakland gathered at the Grand Lake Theater to discuss the Oakland Police Department&rsquo;s crowd control policies and their use of force in response to Occupy demonstrations. The meeting was held in place of a similar event that was to be hosted by the Citizen&rsquo;s Police Review Board, an independent volunteer body comprised of residents of the City of Oakland. Originally scheduled to be held at City Hall, the CPRB event was postponed somewhat last minute.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 20:48:52 +0000 Jayme Catsouphes 5723 at http://kalw.org Occupy Oakland asks for more oversight of police actions Where media and the Occupy movement intersect http://kalw.org/post/where-media-and-occupy-movement-intersect <p>Michael Stoll is the executive director of the <em>San Francisco Public Press</em> &ndash; a non-profit, non-commercial journalistic outlet that started in 2009. Stoll reported for years in the mainstream media, including the <em>Christian Science Monitor</em> and the <em>New York Times</em>. But he questioned the values of ad-driven papers. He wants in-depth, public service journalism to be available without any commercial influence. Tue, 24 Jan 2012 01:11:06 +0000 Ben Trefny 4841 at http://kalw.org Where media and the Occupy movement intersect