Friday, December 23, 2011

We are the 99% of scientists

Anna Goldstein, Berkeley Science Review

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 was a big day at UC Berkeley. Crowds gathered all day in Sproul Plaza as part of a “day of action” for the Occupy Cal movement. In the Haas Business School, a student with a loaded gun was shot by police. And in the evening, Berkeley Professor Robert Reich delivered his Mario Savio Memorial Lecture to an audience of thousands, motivating them to continue working to battle income inequality. At the same time, across campus in Stanley Hall, a group of graduate students and post-docs were attending a talk on “The Future of Science,” hosted by the VSPA. The speaker was Kennan Kellaris Salinero, president of Y├ímana Science and Technology. More

We're stuck in the Lab while all the cool people are on the Plaza protecting freedom of speech by fighting police state oppression, Sproul, UC Berkeley. Occupy Cal protest at 10:30 pm on Nov. 10, 2011 (dailycal org)

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