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September 26, 2017
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BFA board op-ed in Daily Cal on defending against hostile private interests

An op-ed authored by the BFA board appeared in the September 26 issue of the Daily Californian, under the title “Campus must be defended against hostile private interests.” Here is an excerpt:   From a public relations perspective, accepting the … Continue reading

September 11, 2017
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To the UC Berkeley Undocumented Student Community:

As the Board of the Berkeley Faculty Association (BFA) we write to you to declare our unequivocal opposition to the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind the DACA program. We denounce the Administration’s stated reasons for ending the program and the … Continue reading

August 30, 2017
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Privatization increases inequality and reduces the quality of education

Daily Cal Online August 29, 2017 Op-ed by Michael Burawoy | Special to the Daily Cal Privatization increases inequality and reduces the quality of education The rhetoric of access and excellence should not hide the exploding inequality within UC Berkeley … Continue reading

July 3, 2017
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UC Berkeley transitions from spiralist to loyalist

Daily Cal Op-ed, July 3, 2017 UC Berkeley transitions from spiralist to loyalist By, Michael Burawoy and Celeste Langan On the announcement of Carol Christ’s appointment to Chancellor, a Berkeley alum wrote: “I took courses in Medieval Literature from her … Continue reading

February 16, 2017
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Video of the “Future of the University” Chris Newfield’s presentation on 2/1/2017

The UC Berkeley Faculty Association Presents: Professor Christopher Newfield, UC Santa Barbara, speaking on The future of the public University. His February 1, 2017, talk is based on his recent book “The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and … Continue reading