OK, Things Are Getting A Bit Wild At Occupy Oakland

Occupy oakland strike whole foods

Photo: twitter, susie c

Occupy Oakland strike/protest is already getting a bit out of hand and it’s not even 5 p.m. yet, which is when all the action is supposed to start.The picture here on the right is of a Whole Foods on Grand. Aside from the tagging (which you can see) some of the windows are also broken. We suppose there were rumours going around the Whole Foods was unfriendly to the occupation, since the company’s Regional President, David Lannon, had this to say about the protests on Facebook:

We totally support our Team Members participating in the General Strike today -rumours are false! Again, no Team Member is losing job for supporting strike.”
Meanwhile, more logical targets are getting hit as well. Here’s a picture of protesters wiping graffiti off of Wells Fargo after the police passed by (via @demianbulwa):

Occupy oakland strike wells fargo

Photo: twitter, susie c

And here’s a picture of a shattered window at a Bank of America branch at Kaser centre (via californiabeat):

Occupy oakland strike bank of america

Photo: twitter, californiabeat

Chase Bank (via Reginald James)

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Photo: twitter, reginald james

This is a Springleaf Financial, attached to a dry cleaning business (via demianbulwa):

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Photo: twitter, demianbulwa


Let’s just hope it doesn’t get any worse.

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