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More than 1,000 Occupy protesters block western shipping ports in California, Oregon and Washington

December 13, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis More than 1,000 Occupy protesters block western shipping ports in California, Oregon and Washington –‘Shutdown Wall Street on the Waterfront’ protesters hoped to cut into profits of corporations that run docks 13 Dec 2011 More than 1,000 Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked cargo trucks at busy West Coast ports […]

VIDEO: Occupy at Oakland and Long Beach

Hundreds of Occupy protesters blocked gates at some of America’s busiest west coast ports on Monday, causing the partial shutdown of several facilities. The demonstrators hope their actions will cut into the profits of the corporations that run the docks.

Occupy protesters disrupt ports across US west coast

More than 1,000 Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked cargo trucks at busy US west coast ports on Monday, forcing some shipping terminals in Oakland, California, Portland, Oregon, and Washington state to halt operations. While the protests attracted far fewer people than the 10,000 who turned out on 2 November to shut down Oakland’s port, organisers […]

Occupy aims to shut down West Coast ports

4.01pm: Longshoremen at the Longview port have gone home for the day after an Occupy demonstration at the port, according to AP. The ongoing battle between Longview port terminal owners EGT and the International Longshore Workers Union is the main reason why Occupy protesters are bidding to close down the west coast ports. AP said […]

port shutdown

The Occupy movement will attempt to shut down all the major ports on the west coast of the US in support of a union battle in Longview, Washington, despite the union opposing the action. Thousands of protesters from various west coast occupations are expected to take part on Monday 12 December. The action is intended […]