Some things need repeating, hence this post from Dear Kitty regarding the Berkeley protests and Free Speech.
From the Los Angeles Times in the USA:
Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark ’64 free speech protests
By Larry Gordon
UC Berkeley has been hesitant to embrace its turbulent past until now
UC Berkeley is welcoming back the radicals of 1964 as heroes and historical figures
Reagan said students should be ‘taken by the scruff of the neck and thrown out of the university’
September 27, 2014
Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours. Subsequent protests went on for months.
While UC authorities had hoped for a quick return to order, a seminal youth rebellion — the Free Speech Movement — was born on Sproul Plaza instead. Historians say its national influence persists through decades…
View original post 1,095 more words