Videography – Brian Oelberg
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Documentary video blog on the 2006 Ecuadoran elections (Spanish):

Quebec City protests April 2001
Video from the April, 2001 protests against the FTAA in Quebec City, Canada.Tear gas and riot cops, anarchists tear down the fence. Includesfootage of catapult used by Jaggi Singh to assault capitalism. 52minutes
Barbara Ehrenreich speaks at UMass Amherst WALKOUT 4-21-05
Barbara Ehrenreich speaks to students during walkout at UMass Amherst. Jed Murrintroduces her. More info at http://www.geouaw.org 

Riot-Folk at UMass Amherst Student Walkout
Riot-Folk sing at UMass Amherst student walkout, 4-21-05 Ethan Miller and KateBoverman "Hard-hitting and earthy radical folk from Maine/Oregon" Info on the walkout:

UMass students and workers march...
UMass Amherst- Protest March - 3-31-05 Hundreds of students and grad studentemployees march and block traffic before delivering more than 350letters demanding a fair contract for the Graduate EmployeeOrganization (GEO), 

Westover AFB Peace Protest
Anti-war protest at Westover AFB...hundreds of anti-war peace activists turnedout to protest the war in Iraq, dozens arrested blocking streetentrance to Westover Air Force Base.  Spring 2003.

UMass RAs Rally in Boston
This is a video of UMass RA's at a rally for union recognition with UAW2322. The resident assistants and a hundred or so supporters marched on1 Beacon Street, President Bulger's office. 

UMass RA's rally and march for union recognition
Video of UMass Amherst Resident Assistants at a May 6, 2002 rally and marchfor union recognition with UAW 2322. The resident assistants andhundreds of supporters marched across campus. Speakers included laborsociologist Dan Clawson, several RA's, local labor leaders.

UMass arrests 35 in RA sitin for union recognition
April 29, 2002 - More than a dozen student activists occupy UMass AmherstVice Chancellor for Student Affairs Javier Cevallos' office.

Save UMass Protest 3-7-02
Video of Save UMass protest against budget cuts to higher education. One ofthe biggest rallies in recent UMass history...students deliveredthousands of letters protesting the budget cuts.

UMass Childcare Rally 2002
UMass student-parents rally for affordable childcare at UMass Amherst, spring 2002.

UMass grad employees stage sit-in at UMass President Bulger's office on Beacon Street Boston 7-11-2001
UMass Continuing Education instructors denied union recognition by UMass:supporters stage sit-in at UMass President Bulger's office at 1 BeaconStreet, Boston, Massachusetts. Continuing Ed instructors went on to wina collective bargaining agreement with UMass Amherst. 

UMass GEO pickets Whitmore 4-11-01 –
UMass Amherst Graduate Employee Organization UAW Local 2322 picketsWhitmoreAdministration Building during fight for a fair contract.

UMass students protest Chancellor Scott for decline in minority enrollment.
3/13/01  UMass Amherst-students hold silent protest at Chancellor Scott'smeeting of education industry luminaries. Students taped their mouthsshut to demonstrate the silencing of minority voices through thedismantling of affirmative action and the corresponding decline inminority enrollment at UMass.

Students march against dismantling of affirmative action...
SCARCE - Student Coalition Against Racist and Classist Education and AALANAAAfrican American Latino Asian and Native American student groups marchon Whitmore Administration Building at UMass Amherst, 2/27/01.

GEO UAW labor march at UMass Amherst
Labor union march by Graduate Employee Organization UAW at UMass Amherst.Graduate employees bring their proposals to management to counterregressive takebacks from UMass proposals.   2/15/01

UMass GEO Diaper Rally and March
UMass Amherst Drives Out Working People & Families with its Anti-Union Tactics 

Servicenet Protest
ServiceNet employs 200 mental health care workers and counselors in WesternMassachusetts, who organized with UAW Local 2322 and in this videoworkers take to the streets and picket their employer's offices on KingStreet in Northampton during stalled contract negotiations and facingregressive management proposals. More info at

Walmart Protest 
500+ Workers, students, community and anti-sweatshop activists, Jobs withJustice, SEIU, Teamsters, UAW, and many others converge on the Hadley,MA WalMart for a day of protest against globalization and WalMart insolidarity with the protests in Prague, 9/26/00.

A-DP invades Standard Plating - Labor Ready Sweatshop
Video of A-DP protest at Standard Plating, a metal-plating shop in West Springfield 

Labor Ready invasion by ADP
LaborReady workers and supporters from the Anti-Displacement Project inSpringfield, Massachusetts, invade the local Labor Ready to protestbelow minimum-wage wages, illegal check-cashing fees and charges forequipment, a lack of safety training and dangerous workplaces, andother violations of workers' rights.

Anti-Displacement Project confronts construction contractor Cutler Associates at Mt. Holyoke College
The Anti-Displacement Project confronts construction contractor CutlerAssociates at Mt. Holyoke College jobsite. Cutler was targeted forusing Labor Ready temps, paid $6.75 and charged illegal check-cashingand equipment fees that reduced wages below the minimum wage, whilefull-time workers made $18-$20/hr.

A-DP protest inside Holyoke LaborReady
Anti-Displacement Project invades Holyoke, Massachusetts temp-labor supplier LaborReady.LaborReady exploits vulnerable day laborers, takes money out of minimumwage checks for illegal check cashing fees and safety equipment andtransportation charges, leaving workers making less than minimum wagefor a variety of hard labor jobs.

Chef Solutions workers speak out...
This video is a series of interviews with former and current Chef Solutionsemployees, talking about their experiences working for the company andthe aftermath of the failed union organizing drive. Some interviews arein Spanish. Chef Solutions is an industrial bakery in North Haven, CT.

UAW pickets Stamford Marriot
UAW teachers picket school event at Stamford Marriot hotel during fight fora fair contract, against regressive management proposals.

Surfing the Wave-O-Saurus –
brian oelberg surfing the CT River 4-7-05  @ 89,000cfs 30ft.