Protests today! (from UC Berkeley, march to Oakland, rally in SF)

This is what Sather gate looked like at 9:00 this morning, as our picket line held solid in protest of the massive defunding of education in California and the egregious mismanagement (and lack of transparency) by the administration.

(Can you spot me?)

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More news coverage:

Reuters here

NYTimes here

OccupyCa blog shows here what an eventful day it was. Protests draw inspire more protests.  The blog lists in detail the dozen or so major actions that took place across state college campuses, including shutting down of some (UCSC); and multiple building occupations.

And finally, this infographic, which purports to show the many actions planned for today across the nation, drives home how protests can build into a movement.

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