[Marxism] Oakland activist: How we blockaded the Israeli ship
stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 21:00:37 MDT 2014
In an action that has reverberated around the world and inspired
pro-Palestinian activists, five days of pickets by activists prevented a
ship from the Israeli shipping company Zim Piraeus from unloading almost
any of its cargo at the port of Oakland.
Below is the account of a participant in the blockade, Oakland-based
waterfront unionist and activist *Peter Turner*.
“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker
More information about the Marxism