300 Arrested at Occupy Oakland

via Retort & Alternet: 300 Arrested at Occupy Oakland Corporate Media Dutifully Report City Officials’ Version of Events Joshua Holland [Read the original version here]. January 29, 2012 – Downtown Oakland turned ugly once again on Saturday, as Occupy activists attempting to squat in a long-abandoned city building were met by lines of heavily-armored riot police. Police officials said that 300 arrests followed – a number that may represent … Read more 300 Arrested at Occupy Oakland

David Graeber on OWs Anarchist Roots

Occupy Wall Street’s anarchist roots David Graeber Aljazeera 30 ix 11 [David teaches at Goldsmith’s, U of London, and is the author of Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology (Prickly Paradigm Press). IB] NEW YORK, NY—Almost every time I’m interviewed by a mainstream journalist about Occupy Wall Street I get some variation of the same lecture: “How are you going to get anywhere if you refuse to create a leadership structure or make … Read more David Graeber on OWs Anarchist Roots

Open Letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi

Posted on November 19, 2011 by crank 18 November 2011 Open Letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi Linda P.B. Katehi, I am a junior faculty member at UC Davis. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, and I teach in the Program in Critical Theory and in Science & Technology Studies. I have a strong record of research, teaching, and service. I am currently a Board Member of the … Read more Open Letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi