Monday Must Read: OPD Brass Opposed Occupy Crackdown; Van Jones Touts Millionaire’s Tax

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. The proposed crackdown on future Occupy Oakland protests at the Port of Oakland failed to garner enough support on the city council apparently because Oakland police brass and port officials quietly opposed the idea, the Chron reports, citing anonymous sources. Oakland police officials are reportedly worried that more violent confrontations with Occupy protesters could push the department into federal receivership. And port officials were concerned that the crackdown measure would prompt more violent confrontations at the port.

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