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Occupy Oakland Activist Calls for Annual Occupations At City Hall

Click on Photo for Video of Occupy Oakland's Manzel Roberson

Now that the Occupy Oakland encampment in front of City Hall — and other Occupy protests, notably the flagship one in Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park — have been raided and removed by city police departments nationwide, the question lingers: what should the occupiers do next? Continue Reading →

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Time Has Come to Leave Afghanistan, Says Congressman Garamendi


Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.) told The UpTake at Netroots Nation yesterday that the Obama administration needs to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. The death of Osama bin Laden, Hamid Karzai’s corrupt government in Kabul, and the U.S. military’s huge and ominous footprint in the war-torn country all make the case for pulling, Garamendi said. Continue Reading →

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