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PHOTOS: UC Berkeley Strike and Occupation
by Andrew Stern ( info [at] andrewstern.net )
Sunday Nov 22nd, 2009 7:48 AM
Photos of the student/worker/faculty strike and building occupations at UC Berkeley to protest a 32% increase in tuition and worker layoffs on 11/18, 19 and 20.
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Rally on 11/18.
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Rally on 11/18.
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Rally on 11/18.
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Rally on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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March on 11/18.
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On the march on 11/18, students spontaneously marched into a neighboring college.
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On the march on 11/18, students spontaneously marched into a neighboring college.
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On the march on 11/18, students spontaneously marched into a neighboring college.

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This is a weird clip of two undercover officers?? who are speaking with teen jargon and refusing to name their agency, saying 'keep guessing, buddy'
http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeleyOccupation#p/u/6/1riojIGkryU

There are all sorts of local police agencies that seem to have mutual aid agreements:
East Bay REgional parks police
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL1smPLY354

Alameda County Sheriffs
http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeleyOccupation#p/a/u/0/c8jYA1Rqrn8

Historical relevance. If I'm not mistaken the 'blue meanies' who played a large role in the 1969-71 Berkeley anti Vietnam protests, were Alameda county sheriffs. They came in with a belligerant attitude and did a lot of back-and-forth tussling with students, and they shot and killed a man James Rector sitting on the roof of a tall house on Dwight street:
Time magazine coverage from 1969
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,840109,00.html
http://www.berkeleydaily.org/issue/2004-04-20/article/18700?headline=The-Bloody-Beginnings-of-People-s-Park

Officers without badges.
http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeleyOccupation#p/u/4/3Z36eylGEJs

Good images of evening crowd, description of person with broken hand
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjjogzFvyHE


Overhead baton blows, as police aren't even necessarily trying to drive students in a particular direction - just jostling http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeleyOccupation#p/u/2/MPW0214z2Vk

Interview with random guy shot with rubber bullet
http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeleyOccupation#p/u/3/TW9UhExNCww