If the Crowd is Chanting "Stop Beating Students," You Have Already Lost.

Yes, the Occupy movement is disjointed, lacks a clear vision for change, and often comes off as a little silly and idealistic. However, I think there's value to it in showing us the kind of police brutality and squashing of 1st amendment rights our state is okay with.

Davis: Cops brutally mace a row of students sitting in a sidewalk, from only a foot or two away. The guy doesn't even look like he considers them human.

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The video is even worse:

 

Berkley: Cops draw fire for jabbing a tiny Asian girl (among dozens of other students) with batons. UC commissioner says linking arms is "not non-violent protest.":

 

Life at a public uni is harsh, man.