UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Students Occupy Wheeler Hall Over Tuition Hikes, Receive Solidarity Letter from Cairo.

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Thursday morning the University of California Regents passed, 14-7, a plan to increase tuition by 5% of year for five years at all UC campuses – over the objections and nay votes of Governor Jerry Brown, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, State Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson, newly appointed Regent John Perez, and Sadia Saifuddin, the student Regent. Students in the audience and outside the building were livid. UC Berkeley students on campus decided on direct action: Occupying Wheeler Hall and demanding a reversal of the decision. They were soon joined by … Continued

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Occupy The Farm, the Movie, Playing Now! (Nov. 7th-20th)

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Here’s the event info: November 7th – 20th United Artists 7 Movie Theater 2274 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA  - Google Maps Directions . Tickets and showtimes are available through Fandango. . Join us for the premiere of “Occupy the Farm” a documentary by independent filmmaker, Todd Darling. The film tells the story of the 17-year struggle to protect 20 acres of public farmland (the “Gill Tract”, in Albany) from development into a supermarket, housing complex, and strip mall. . . Occupy the Farm – The Film – Official Trailer from Todd Darling The … Continued

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Occupy the Farm Planter Box Rally 5/19/12 Photos

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As soon as I arrived to the blocked entrance of the Gill Tract I noticed that some occupiers were sad, in silence, and some even in tears. What bothered the most was to see the Police  on the other side of the fence mocking when I was taking their pictures.  I felt reluctant to photograph them because of their actions; I yelled at them “You’re not funny!” They yelled back at me something as I walked away ignoring them.  I had tuned out into a different world, because I was upset that … Continued

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OccupyTheFarm – The Gill Tract Farm Solidarity March – 5/9/12 Photos

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OccupyTheFarm – The Gill Tract Farm Solidarity March – 5/9/12 Photos   Want to speak with Vice Chancellor Dan Mogoluf directly? Call his personal cell phone at (510) 919-6954 and tell him that you support the Occupiers and that… Farmland is for farming, not developers! Occupy the Farm on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Occupy-the-Farm/342929665770200 30737

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OccupyTheFarm: “Family Weekend At The Gill Tract Urban Farm” – Saturday 4/28/2012 Photos

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Occupy Baby taking care of a baby plant. We want both of them to grow healthy and well. ~danilo   For more information about the Occupy The Farm, Take Back Gill Tract please visit:  http://takebackthetract.com  If you would like to have/use some of these photos, please email me at:  somebody@riseup.net  Thank you for taking action in the Occupy Movement!       28253

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