Occupy the Truth conference to take place at UC Berkeley

Occupy the Truth, a conference on information and media transparency, will be held this weekend at UC Berkeley and will feature speakers such as Daniel Ellsberg, the former military analyst who released the Pentagon Papers in the early 1970s. The conference will be held from Friday to Sunday at UC Berkeley’s International
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Following up on I-House

Beef With Bureaucracy

About a month ago, I wrote about an employee at the International House on the UC Berkeley campus who said that managerial demands and certain employment practices had led him to feel harassed at work. Now, I am following up in an effort to learn which issues have been resolved,
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Oaks creaking in the wind

I’ve been dismantled. Every bishop, knight and rook I once marshaled on the checkered battlefield has been ruthlessly eliminated. It’s taken exactly four minutes and 47 seconds — my humiliation is complete. Across the table from me, an older man with wispy, thinning gray hair taps the reset button on
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Unheard and overworked

This week, I will do my best to outline the story of an employee working for the International House at UC Berkeley. According to this individual, who wishes to remain anonymous to protect his job, certain I-House practices — including hiring contracted workers and allowing less time to complete a
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New management to oversee International House cafe

International House Cafe-goers will be in for a surprise come Wednesday when they enter the historical Piedmont Avenue joint and are welcomed with a completely different menu. After the cafe’s lease expired last month, I-House leadership selected Bon Appetit, an on-site restaurant company that provides cafe and catering services to
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