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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Links--Special Weekend Edition (updated below)

DAVIS DECIDES TO COMPETE WITH BERKELEY NOT ONLY FOR STUDENTS BUT IN POLICE VIOLENCE

Uc Davis Police Pepper Spray Peaceful Students 

The Sac Bee has the story.  So does the SF Chronicle.  So does the Huffington Post.  Not to mention Salon.

Chancellor Katehi tries to Justify Police Actions.  Nathan Brown points out that her response doesn't make sense and calls for her resignation. Firedoglake picks up the story.

Is Berkeley Moving Backwards?  "Our Campus is Not a War Zone": An Open Letter to Birgenau.


Pepper Spray is a torture deviceBut the police were threatened by peaceful students!

The Portland Police don't want to be left out I guess.

BUT THE PROTESTS CONTINUE

Hundreds injured in Cairo.

Occupy UK converges on London.  UK teachers vote to strike November 30.

Occupy UCLA sets up peaceful protest.  Police still force them to leave and arrest 14.

Don't imitate OWS to death: Innovate.

Tents in the Air.

Music With Its Sleeves Rolled Up.

NOT THAT THE 1% GET IT

CSU Trustees Will Not Reconsider to vote to Raise Tuition.

Lobbyists with ties to financial industry and John Boehner outline $850,000 plan to discredit OWS.

Regents to meet in multiple locations on November 28th.  But want us to know they are committed to open debate.

Corporate Power Ascending.

WHILE THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE

California adds some jobs.  Still a long way to go.

UPDATES:

Update on Davis: Other VideoSome Photos Here.

UpdateMore on Pepper Spray.

Update: Angus Johnston has a lot more on Davis.

Update: Photos of Occupy UCLA.  Notice how violent those tents are acting!

3 comments:

TH said...

The calls for resignation are misplaced. The police actions, while crude and without merit, signal a much larger problem. I found this post interesting and more reflective of the basic issues: thegradient.info

Anonymous said...

At least at Cal, I think there needs to be more pressure on the UC Berkeley Police Department

Petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/robert-j-birgeneau-chancellor-uc-berkeley-police-chief-resign

Anonymous said...

Two unnamed police officers at UC Davis were placed on administrative leave: http://news.ucdavis.edu

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