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About nodiplomacy

nodiplomacy is a graduate student in some department thinking critically about race, gender, and current systems of oppression.

Hunger Strike Will be Suspended

On March 3rd, 2010, over 20 students, the majority being Latin@s, decided to go on a hunger strike to call attention issues that affect our community both here on campus and across the nation.  This inspired many students, workers, and … Continue reading

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Senator Leland Yee urges Berkeley Chancellor to meet with hunger strikers

State Senator Leland Yee urges Berkeley Chancellor to meet with hunger strikers, end the 9-day fast After 190 hours without food, strikers have yet to have face-to-face meeting with UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau BERKELEY, CA, May 11th— California State Senator … Continue reading

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Hunger Strike in Mexican Media: Comienzan en EU ayunos contra la ley cazamigrantes

Estudiantes de la Universidad de California en Berkeley y un activista latino se declaran en huelga de hambre; demandan nombrar el campus santuario de indocumentados y advierten que llegarán hasta lo último. http://impreso.milenio.com/node/8765260

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Check out our new Supporters of the Cause, Supporters of Negotiations, and Video pages at the top of our home page!

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Chancellor Birgeneau Refuses to Compromise, Strike Continues

Chancellor Birgeneau and Vice Chancellor Breslauer have made it clear that student safety and health is not a priority to them. On Monday, May 10th, dozens of UCPD and Alameda County Police officers were deployed at California Hall and refused … Continue reading

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Police Intimidation

As usual, UC Chancellor Birgeneau and Vice Chancellor Breslauer called in the police to be the negotiating team with students instead of meeting directly with the student, worker, faculty coalition. One student organizer was threatened by UCPD Officer McWilliams (badge … Continue reading

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Birgneau and Breslauer Deny Hunger Strikers’ Access to Water

Despite Breslauer and Birgeneau’s talking point that they care about the safety of students, they are denying strikers access to water.

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