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Scott Olsen, marine wounded by Oakland police, in ‘critical condition’

Update (below): Scott Olsen has been upgraded to “fair condition.” In a video published early Thursday morning, ex-Marine Scott Olsen, the 24-year-old who suffered a fractured skull in Oakland on Tuesday night and is currently in “critical condition,” is seen standing peacefully in front of a police barricade next to…

Protesters besiege Wall Street, pledging ‘long term’ occupation

After a “day of rage” on Friday that saw over 5,000 protesters march through Wall Street, only to be rebuffed by a police barricade, organizers say their struggle has only just begun. Presently encamped one block from the Federal Reserve are several hundred protesters, in a tent city that’s sprung…

UC students pepper-sprayed for protesting rate hikes

University of California students clash with police at protest over proposed tuition hike University of California students have clashed with police outside a meeting of the UC Board of Regents before its expected vote on another tuition increase. UC spokesman Pete King says police arrested at least 16 protesters Wednesday…

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