Monthly Archives: March 2012

Statement of Solidarity with Students on Strike at Concordia University

Quebec students are currently shaping an inspiring and historic strike against tuition fee hikes. Estimates vary, but it appears that upwards of 200,000 people boycotted classes last week. Many also blockaded the port of Montreal, in an attempt to force

Statement of Solidarity with Students on Strike at Concordia University

Quebec students are currently shaping an inspiring and historic strike against tuition fee hikes. Estimates vary, but it appears that upwards of 200,000 people boycotted classes last week. Many also blockaded the port of Montreal, in an attempt to force

Two new articles about the stay-away orders

Ali Winston, East Bay Express, “Are stay-away orders against UC Berkeley students unconstitutional?” 3/28. Davalos, who took part in the November 2009 occupation of Wheeler Hall and a March 4, 2010 march against cuts to public education that resulted in

Two new articles about the stay-away orders

Ali Winston, East Bay Express, “Are stay-away orders against UC Berkeley students unconstitutional?” 3/28. Davalos, who took part in the November 2009 occupation of Wheeler Hall and a March 4, 2010 march against cuts to public education that resulted in

Stop the Repression of Berkeley Activists! Meeting Fri 3pm

Dear Fellow Education Activists, I’m writing today with an impassioned and profoundly frustrated heart about what is happening on our campus at UC Berkeley, the so-called “home of the Free Speech Movement.” It’s extremely important to share this story with

Stop the Repression of Berkeley Activists! Meeting Fri 3pm

Dear Fellow Education Activists, I’m writing today with an impassioned and profoundly frustrated heart about what is happening on our campus at UC Berkeley, the so-called “home of the Free Speech Movement.” It’s extremely important to share this story with

Limit Points

by Lili Loofbourow I’m sitting here trying to put together a course description for a class I may or may not get to teach (I’m 18th and 20th on the waiting lists).  There’s something about being outside your environment that

Limit Points

by Lili Loofbourow I’m sitting here trying to put together a course description for a class I may or may not get to teach (I’m 18th and 20th on the waiting lists).  There’s something about being outside your environment that

Irvine Faculty Association Statement in Support of the Berkeley Faculty Association Petition

“In support of the Berkeley Faculty Association, the Irvine Faculty Association calls upon UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau to request specifically that the Alameda County District Attorney’s office drop charges it has filed against at least 8 people (students, faculty,

Irvine Faculty Association Statement in Support of the Berkeley Faculty Association Petition

“In support of the Berkeley Faculty Association, the Irvine Faculty Association calls upon UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau to request specifically that the Alameda County District Attorney’s office drop charges it has filed against at least 8 people (students, faculty,

Deepening Chill in Berkeley: A Recap of Political Repression Against Campus Protest

Reposted from Remaking the University by Gregory Levine, UC Berkeley The belated return of wintry rain and cool temperatures to the Bay Area has been joined since last week by a deeper chill, one threatening free speech and assembly across

Deepening Chill in Berkeley: A Recap of Political Repression Against Campus Protest

Reposted from Remaking the University by Gregory Levine, UC Berkeley The belated return of wintry rain and cool temperatures to the Bay Area has been joined since last week by a deeper chill, one threatening free speech and assembly across

On the November 9 Stay-Away Orders: The University and its “Lawful Business”

–written by three people among the thirteen charged We are graduate students and teachers at UC Berkeley.  Like thousands of other people here at Berkeley, we have participated in rallies and demonstrations and marches against the privatization of the University

On the November 9 Stay-Away Orders: The University and its “Lawful Business”

–written by three people among the thirteen charged We are graduate students and teachers at UC Berkeley.  Like thousands of other people here at Berkeley, we have participated in rallies and demonstrations and marches against the privatization of the University