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Scott Olsen: People ‘are surprised with how much I’m doing better’

“Occupy Oakland” sentimental figure Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran badly injured by a police tear gas canister in late October, appeared on Countdown Friday evening to discuss his improved health. “Every time I run into somebody new I haven’t seen in a while, they are surprised with how much…

Released from hospital, injured ‘Occupy Oakland’ Marine calls for justice, peace

Now out of the hospital after a painful injury dealt by the business end of an Oakland police projectile, Marine veteran Scott Olsen, 24, has begun his road to recovery — but he’s still waiting to hear if justice is served to the officer who cracked his skull. After his…

Marine injured at ‘Occupy Oakland’ released from hospital

Scott Olsen, the Iraq veteran badly injured by a police tear gas canister at “Occupy Oakland” two weeks ago, has been released from the hospital this past weekend. “I’m feeling a lot better, with a long road in front of me,” Olsen said on his Google Plus account Sunday. “After…

Olbermann interviews roommate of Iraq veteran injured in Oakland

On last night’s “Countdown”, Keith interviewed Iraq War veteran Keith Shannon, the roommate of “Occupy Oakland” protester Scott Olsen, who was injured Wednesday when police attacked the crowd of protesters with tear gas, stun grenades, and rubber bullets. Olsen was struck in the head by a tear-gas canister. His skull…

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