<table><tr><td>Some passing thoughts on the Berkeley and Santa Cruz occupations, from someone who was there briefly
<table><tr><td>From <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/30/BA8L1ASP3B.D...
Berkeley activists can sue federal agents for their role in a 2008 raid in which officers seized their computers and records in search of alleged threats by animal-rights advocates, a federal judge ruled Monday.
<table><tr><td>Calling all angry wage slaves and anarchist subversives! You’re invited to participate in promoting an international day of action, STEAL SOMETHING FROM WORK DAY, scheduled for <a href="http://stealfromwork.crimethinc.com/faq.html#15" target="_blank">April 15, 2010</a>.
<table><tr><td>On Friday, Nov. 20th a brilliant revelation appeared on UC Berkeley campus. Students and workers on this campus held true to their aging chants and actually stood up and fought back. Mocking the days preceding where apathy seemed to reign on campus, when we forced ourselves to mutter “Whose University? Our University,” while shuffling along and doing our duty as concerned citizens, for once, in and around occupied Wheeler we really meant it.
<table><tr><td>The recession was long underway when the stock market crashed last September—it had be going on for nine months already as all who follow such things know. Yes September the month when the government nationalized Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac followed shortly by the investment house Merrill Lynch was forcibly merged into Bank America; the next day Lehman Brothers crashed and people like me cheered.
<table><tr><td>From <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/28/world/asia/28china.html">NY Times</a>
DALI, China — Justin Franchi Solondz, an environmental activist from New Jersey who spent years evading charges of ecoterrorism in the United States by hiding out in China, was sentenced to three years in prison by a local court on Friday on charges of manufacturing drugs in this backpacker haven.
<table><tr><td>Fire to the Prisons is a quarterly magazine that reports and comments on uprisings, riots, resistance, and repression around the world. The magazine comes from an anti-political* and insurrectionary point of view. The publication is distributed across the world. It is sold by many bookstores and distributions, but also given for free to prisoners and not for profit distributors such the Anarchist Black Cross and others who look to use its purchases as a fundraiser.