On Monday, November 28, 2011, students at UC-Davis occupied Dutton Hall, the University's financial center, and held an all-day teach-in. Author/Journalist/Filmmaker Charles Shaw was one of the featured speakers. Here is his talk, "The History of Police Militarization in the US."
Some people claim the occupiers repetitive chants do nothing, other than to lull the chanters into mindless obedience to a directionless movement. I think these critics underestimate the power of words.
This clip shows occupiers controlling the police using nothing but repetitive phrases. It's a technique I learned to use with students when I was a teacher. It makes sense that the police would be highly susceptible to it, since they are so indoctrinated and brainwashed beyond individual thought, to begin with.
Another amazing victory for the movement...
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