Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Dead Rise Up in Yudof’s Cemetary

“Being president of the University of California is like being manager of a cemetery: there are many people under you, but no one is listening. I listen to them.” — Mark Yudof, 9/24/09, NY Times interview 40 zombies temporarily took … Continue reading

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Playing Custer: Adventurism in the Occupation Movement

One thing that is more amazing than the expansion of the strategy of occupation from school to school is the remarkable similarity in the rhetoric of our opposition across terrains. And I don’t mean Capital or university administrations, I’m talking … Continue reading

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Austria is Occupied!

The following universities have been occupied: University of Vienna University of Graz University of Linz University of Klagenfurt Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna Technical University of Graz Technical University of Vienna From the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna … Continue reading

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Occupy the Crisis!

The following was written for The Rebel, published out of Antioch, and borrowed without permission from http://likelostchildren.blogspot.com. OCCUPY THE CRISIS!: the emerging student-worker direct action movement in california On Sept. 24, thousands of students, faculty, and staff walked out of … Continue reading

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NO BUSINESS AS USUAL: A CALL FOR A SYSTEM-WIDE STRIKE

from UC Strike: NO BUSINESS AS USUAL: A CALL FOR A SYSTEM-WIDE STRIKE In solidarity with students, faculty, and staff In defense of public education in California The Solidarity Alliance of UC Berkeley has issued a call for a 3-day … Continue reading

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No Return to Normalcy

Perhaps the greatest, and most dangerous, delusion confronting the struggle centered around higher education in California is the widespread belief that a return to normalcy is possible. No such return is possible because there has never been a normal—at least … Continue reading

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