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  • DNC Protests 2012: The March On Wall Street South

    DNC Protests 2012: The March On Wall Street South

    On Sunday, September 2, 2012, hundreds of demonstrators marched through Charlotte, NC to protest before the opening of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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  • The Battle of Oakland

    The Battle of Oakland

    By Brandon Jourdan and David Martinez On January 28th, 2012, Occupy Oakland moved to take a vacant building to use as a social center and a new place to continue organizing. This is the story of what happened that day as told by those who were a part of it. it features rare footage and interviews with Boots Riley, David Graeber, Maria Lewis, and several other witnesses to key events.

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  • The Oakland Commune

    The Oakland Commune

    Produced by Marianne Maeckelbergh and Brandon Jourdan On October 10th 2011, hundreds of people in downtown Oakland occupied Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of city hall. They built a self-organized tent city and began to meet some of the community’s most urgent needs. They renamed the plaza Oscar Grant Plaza in honor of a young African-American man who was shot and killed by BART Police in 2009. Although the action was partially inspired by Occupy Wall Street and austerity protests […]

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  • Defending Ms. Ward

    Defending Ms. Ward

    By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh Hundreds of Brooklyn residents successfully defend 82-year old Ms. Ward against eviction resulting from an illegal subprime loan. Aug 21, 2011

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  • Occupied Berkeley: The Taking Of Wheeler Hall

    Occupied Berkeley: The Taking Of Wheeler Hall

    By Brandon Jourdan and David Martinez On November 20th, 2009 students occupied Wheeler Hall at the University of California, Berkeley campus. They locked themselves into the second floor of the building and called for an end to the continued fee increases, the re-hiring of laid-off workers, and other demands stemming from the University’s ongoing assault on the very nature of a public education. This is their story.

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