Oakland has emerged as the focal point of the international Occupy movement due to violent clashes between protesters and police last week, and the injury of 24-year-old Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen. Meanwhile, San Francisco’s tent city remains, and is growing. We get an update on the Occupy protests in the Bay Area and across the country, and discuss the local and national political implications of the movement.
Joe Garofoli, reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle
Debra Saunders, columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle
Tim Dickinson, contributing editor of Rolling Stone magazine
Rinku Sen, executive director of the Applied Research Center and publisher of ColorLines.com, a news website