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Reflections from UC Davis: On Academic Freedom and Campus Militarization

via reclaim UC   The following article by Joshua Clover was just published in the journal College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies. A PDF of the article is available here. The autumn of 2011 offered extraordinary images of … Continue reading

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Berkeley Solidarity at Today’s Davis Dozen Rally

reposted from reclaim uc Today’s rally in support of the Davis Dozen was inspiring; those speaking offered compelling accounts of the mutually constitutive, and mutating, relations between university privatization and forms of state repression, and there were lots of people … Continue reading

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Davis Dozen Press Release

Occupy UC Davis Antirepression Crew Media FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What: Call-In to Oppose Prosecution of the 12 UCD Protesters Contact: Yolo County District Attorney at (530) 666-8180 or Fax: (530)666-8423 Support: Come to the Arraignment on Friday, April 27th, … Continue reading

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Letter of Solidarity with the Davis Dozen from their UC Berkeley Counterparts

from UC Chilling Effects Last week, 12 students and professors were notified by the Yolo County District Attorney that they were being charged in relation to the blockade of an on-campus bank at UC Davis.  Protesters had blockaded the branch … Continue reading

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Posters for March 1-5 public education actions

from reclaim UC The first poster is for UC Berkeley’s March 1st strike, in conjunction with the M1 national day of action; the others are for regional and statewide actions that begin on the 1st and run into the following … Continue reading

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Absolutely Terrible. Total Betrayal Of The Students By the UC Davis Faculty

Reposted from Remaking the University The Davis Senate concluded its vote Friday on the motion to declare no confidence in Chancellor Katehi. The motion failed 697-312. A second motion–the “Five Points” motion–that criticized the use of police force against the … Continue reading

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Shut Down the West Coast Ports 12/12/11

  from ReclaimUC: The December 12th West Coast Port Shutdown. For more information, see Monday 12/12 Oakland Schedule (at bottom of poster as well): 5:30am: West Oakland BART, March to Port 3pm: Rally at 14th and Broadway (Oscar Grant … Continue reading

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Dutton Hall Occupied

The UCD general assembly inside occupied Dutton Hall has unanimously agreed to continue occupying the building for 2 weeks to blockade the university’s administrative and financial functions. Following UCSC’s lead, the GA also decided on 3 main demands: 1) The … Continue reading

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Historians for the Resignation of the Chancellor

Dear Chancellor Katehi, We the undersigned historians write to ask you to resign your post as chancellor. We do so because we have found your deployment of force against our students in the wake of the violence that took place … Continue reading

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Nov. 28th University System Wide Strike!

In response to the egregious police brutality last Friday, and in light of the UC Regents meeting this upcoming Monday, approximately 5000 students, workers, faculty and community members came together today at a general assembly, and approved a proposal to … Continue reading

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