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Occupy the Farm rally in response to City Council decision March 12 - by Occupy the Farm
For Immediate Release March 7, 2014
Posted: Sat Mar 8, 2014 4:03AM
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
UCSC Graduate Student Workers Receive Demands, Cancel Strike - by via UAW 2865
Graduate Student Workers at UC Santa Cruz announced on March 4 that, after two days of discussions, management has given in to all of their demands. The results: No more underpaid undergrad TAs, back pay ($6000 each) for all those who've already been in that position, serious reduction in TA workload for poorly planned Arts department classes, and a committee established to make recommendations for class-sizes with equal voices for labor and management.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:39PM
Global turn-around: to persuade Western Powers to adopt 'bottom-up' ethical human rights. - by Anthony Ravlich
Major Western Powers invited to New Zealand gives an opportunity to advocate a global 'turn-around' by adopting 'bottom-up' emphasis of global ethical human rights (developed in New Zealand) to replace 'near absolute', 'top-down' control of 'neoliberal absolutism'.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 4:50PM
As UC Continues Bad Faith Bargaining with Patient Care Workers, ULP Strike Vote Scheduled - by AFSCME 3299
Oakland: The University of California’s largest union, AFSCME 3299, has announced that its 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers will vote on whether to authorize an Unfair Labor Practice Strike on March 12th and 13th.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 1:19PM
Negligence at Emory University Leads to Animal Deaths, Violation of Federal Law - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
ATLANTA, GA – Emory University should be fined tens of thousands of dollars because of a series of incidents over the past few years that have killed research subjects through negligence – including the deaths of an infant monkey and other animals, according to documents released on February 27 by a national research watchdog organization.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:09PM
2 Rabbits bleed to death and 2 Monkeys die as Duke botches experiments - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
RALEIGH/DURHAM,NC – Sensitive federal records that reveal two preventable monkey deaths and two preventable rabbit deaths, as well as other injuries to primates at Duke University are being made public by a national research watchdog organization on February 27.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:06PM
UC Student Worker Justice Network Demands Fair Contract for AFSCME 3299 Workers - by UC Student Worker Justice Network
We, the Student Worker Justice Network, are a coalition of students, staff, faculty and community members working for fair wages and just working conditions for UC workers, and we demand a fair contract for AFSCME 3299 service workers in the University of California system.
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:49PM
Bill to Promote Ethnic Studies in Public Schools Introduced - by Luis A. Alejo
(SACRAMENTO) — Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) introduced legislation this week that would create a task force to identify the appropriate curricula for establishing and implementing ethnic studies in public high schools statewide.
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:52PM
Occupation of UCB's Blum Center ended at 4:30 pm today - by Re-post
Per the video (here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/43823864 ), it ended at 4:30 pm today.
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:10PM
12:02 am: Cops with batons are at the UCB Blum hall occupation - by Re-post
quetzalvera's livestream has a 12:02 am report that cops with batons have now shown up at the UCB Blum hall occupation. People may want to get ready to head over!
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:33AM
UC Berkeley Students Occupy Blum Center: The Blum Center Takeover Manifesto - by via reclaim UC
On February 13, students took over the Blum Center at UC Berkeley and released the following manifesto.
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:01AM
The One Comic That Explains Just How Screwed America Is - by Occupy Posters
Education is the "great transformer" (John Kenneth Galbraith). The only way to solve the three crises of mass unemployment, environment destruction and trade imbalance is to shift to qualitative growth from quantitative growth. A job in education costs 1/10 what a job in a chemical dye plant in a capital intensive industry costs, $30-40K instead of $500K.
Posted: Fri Feb 7, 2014 12:31PM
Chomsky's response to UN's 'Global Crime Against Humanity' and my reply. - by Anthony Ravlich
Noam Chomsky's response to UN's 'Global Crime Against Humanity' described in my recent article, 'A Great World can be achieved by Great States ensuring global ethical human rights'. It also contains my reply.
Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:43PM
What people have not been told about GFC 2009 - West in 'permanent' decline. - by Anthony Ravlich
The global financial crisis of 2009, which affected the West far more than other regions, was, in my view, a consequence of a UN decision on 10 December 2008. I consider it was a deliberate decision of the UN that the West would go into 'permanent' decline.
Posted: Fri Jan 3, 2014 4:07PM
Call For Occupy and Anonymous to Defend People's Park From the 1% - by Operation People's Park
The University of California has hired San Francisco real estate mogul Robert J. Lalanne to redevelop People's Park. The UC's plans include the removal of many of the trees and plants. The UC will take total control of landscaping and gardening of People's Park, making it illegal for the public to participate in public gardening, ending 44 years of volunteer gardening. It is believed that initial steps to control the Park will occur over winter break, such as a primary wave of foliage removal.
Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:39AM
American Federation of Teachers Ratify Contract at City College of San Francisco - by Peter Anning
The instructors at City College of San Francisco have ratified a new contract -- They, and Chancellor Arthur Tyler, are happy.
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:26PM
Student Debt Crisis at Sonoma State University - by Sharita
Student debt has surpassed the $1 trillion mark not too long ago. A lot of students are clearly unaware of how much either they or their parents are paying to attend this University.
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:00PM
Sonoma State Student Unaware of Crazy Debt After College - by Jennifer Johnstone
Students at Sonoma State University are not aware of the debt they are getting themselves involved in when taking out loans. Schools do not provide enough knowledge about loans and student fees.
Posted: Sun Dec 8, 2013 10:13PM
UC Santa Cruz Students Distribute Fake Eviction Notices on Campus - by UCSC Committee for Justice in Palestine
Members of the UC Santa Cruz Committee for Justice in Palestine (UCSC CJP) distributed fake eviction notices to students in dormitories on Tuesday evening. The notices, meant to raise awareness of the plight faced by Palestinian Bedouins in Israel, also notified students that a rally in support of Palestinian Bedouins facing displacement will take place on December 4th at the Quarry Plaza, noon-4pm.
Posted: Wed Dec 4, 2013 10:21AM