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Delegates Meeting Roundup: December 4th Meeting

Another semester, come and gone! The final Graduate Assembly Delegate’s Meeting of the semester is this Thursday, December 4th, at 5pm in Anna Head Alumnae Hall. In addition to the usual updates from UCPD and the GA officers, this meeting will feature updates from the directors of the myriad GA projects (including The Berkeley Graduate!), […]

Op-Ed – Counterpoint: A Letter Against BDS

We are rank-and-file members of UAW 2865, and we are writing to encourage you to vote NO on the upcoming UAW2865 statewide ballot initiative on joining the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The ongoing conflict in the Middle East calls for action – action that will alleviate Palestinian suffering and bring progress […]

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Gaza Closure, December 2012

On Decency and Desperation: The Case for Divestment

By Zachary Levenson Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet approved a bill by a vote of 14-7 that would reserve national rights for Jews, relegating the country’s Muslims and Christians to second-class citizenship. If the bill passes the Knesset, Israel’s legislature, Arabic will be delisted as a second national language, and Jewish religious […]

Students Act Against Stanfordization

by Scott Bishop Falcone, GSI in Italian Studies and proud member of our union. At 6:30 in the morning last Thursday, I left Wheeler Hall to prepare to teach my 8 am Italian 1 class. I had spent all night in the building with folks who, like me, believe that our only leverage as students is in our […]

Photo by TBG reporter Rachel Lim.