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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Links--Special Sunday Edition (Updated Below)

UPDATE: Yudof to convene Chancellors.
Academic Council Letter to President Yudof

STRUGGLES OVER FREEDOM OF SPEECH AT UC CAMPUSES CONTINUE

After expressions of outrage, Chancellor Katehi begins to walk back her statements on Police Pepper Spray.  The SacBee has more details.

Students impose silent criticism.  More here.

Robert Haas points out that UCPD has given new meaning to the term "beat poets."

Davis Faculty Association calls for Katehi's resignation.

The Council of UC Faculty Associations Calls for an end to the violence against protesters.


CRITICISM OF UC POLICE CONTINUES TO POUR IN

Even the MSM is taking critical notice.   Here is the Atlantic with a lot of links; Forbes calling out the militarization of the police; even CNN seems disturbed.

Commentary on how  "brutality becomes banal."

Bob Ostertag on the Militarization of Police.

Glenn Greenwald weighs in on the attempt to intimidate the citizenry.

"Pike's Pique."

BUT THE CAMPUSES ARE NOT THE ONLY POINTS OF CONFLICT

Police Force Occupy Oakland to leave their newest encampment.  SF Police arrest six Occupy protesters.

1% propose a new tax plan for CaliforniaGuess who benefits.

CA voters on the other hand are willing to pay more taxes to help education.

UPDATES: 

Charles Schwartz:  "Where does the violence come from?"

More on Pepper Spray:  It can be very dangerous in case you were wondering.

Cathy Davidson:  This is a "Gettysburg Address Moment" for Higher Ed.

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