Students in Philly are walking out for 99 minutes at noon in solidarity with Occupy Oakland. In New York, the New York City All Student Assembly has called for students to gather in Washington Square to express their solidarity before joining other Occupy Wall Street activists in a larger solidarity demonstration.
I don't know why I'm surprised at the total black out of the general strike on morning news show. Of course, Democracy Now covered it extensively. But not a word on NBC's Today show -- I did learn a lot about Kim Kardashian's impending divorce from Kris whatshisname.
Oakland cops are asking Mayor Quan, "are we part of the 99% or not." The fact that they are even asking doesn't bode well for Wall Streeters.