Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Berkeley Aftermath

As part of the aftermath of the protest and cancellation of the Milo Yiannopoulos talk at Berkeley, there is apparently an investigation of a staff member at Berkeley who is alleged to have beaten an attendee. See above. (We noted in an earlier post that conservative social media had pointed to a specific employee of UC-Berkeley who appeared on social media to have been involved in the violence.) There is also a reported conflict between the union representing campus police at Berkeley and the administration over crowd control tactics. See:

Although Yiannopoulos said he would return to Berkeley, there is no specific date or schedule.

UPDATE: There apparently was some concern before the talk that the presentation would be used to "out" undocumented students at Berkeley:

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