Monthly Archives: November 2013

On Solidarity: Statement from AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger

“Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, cold and impassive as the granite foundations of a skyscraper.” – Eugene Debs Dear UAW 2865: On behalf of the 22,000 Patient Care and Service workers at the University of California, … Continue reading

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Open Letter in Response to the Message from a Socially Unconscious Berkeley Professor

Open letter in response to this message from a socially unconscious Berkeley Professor as well as part of the reason why I went on strike as a GSI last Wednesday: By Michal Olszewski, Graduate Student Instructor in Molecular and Cell … Continue reading

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November 20th Strike Video

Singalongs, chanting and speeches–a great short video of the November 20th strike by the Daily Cal, for those who didn’t brave the rain.

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Speech Delivered at the Noon Rally of the November 20 Strike at UC Berkeley

Hi Everyone, my name is Munira Lokhandwala and I am a GSI in the Film and Media studies department and the proud Unit Chair for the graduate student union here at Berkeley, UAW 2865. Hi; I’m Amanda Armstrong and a … Continue reading

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November 20 Solidarity Workshops, 1-5pm

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UC : En Lucha and Solidarity: Solidarity Statement by Graduate Students de La Raza at UC Berkeley for Nov. 20th Strike

It is with great camaraderie and solidarity that the Graduate Students de la Raza at UC Berkeley writes this letter of support for all campus workers at the UC system on the eve of what could possibly be the largest … Continue reading

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UC Law Students, Professors, and Alumni Support Student Workers’ Right to Sympathy Strike

In response to the unlawful intimidation of student workers on the eve of Wednesday’s sympathy strike with AFSCME 3299, a group of UC law students, professors, and alumni have spoken out in favor of student workers’ right to sympathy strike … Continue reading

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