Gavin Aronsen


Mother Jones writing fellow, Ames Progressive managing editor, frog enthusiast.

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Pikachu-hatted Scott is all smiles at #occupysf

Cops are taking a water break at #occupysf

What would Justice Kennedy think? #occupycal

There are about 20 tents here now. This one's my favorite. #occupycal

A half-dozen people are occupying a "tent" made of sticks in the plaza. #occupycal

Santa Claus masquerades as Guy Fawkes at #occupycal

#OccupyOakland represents in the middle of the crowd in front of Sproul Hall. #occupycal

City cleans up the aftermath of the burning barricade at 16th and Telegraph. #occupyoakland

Here's the busted Tully's window. Inside, I spotted a busted up cash register. #occupyoakland

East Bay Rats

A broken window at Oakllective. That's unfortunate, they seemed sympathetic to #occupyoakland

The barricade retreated behind 15th and Broadway. Someone broke a bottle and glass showed down by me

"Jesus Christ, this is not God's way!" a woman exclaims as the fire rages. #occupyoakland

The 16th and Telegraph barricade has been set ablaze. #occupyoakland

And several dozen more on 17th and Telegraph. #occupyoakland

Riot cops on 17th and Broadway. #occupyoakland

Smoke out on the street, not sure from what, as police begin to advance. #occupyoakland

Alameda County Sheriffs spread out along 17th, blocking off Telegraph and Broadway. #occupyoakland

Tagged walls inside 520 16th. #occupyoakland

Here's another awful BB photo of the other side of the block, at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza and 16th.