Image source: Joshua Escobar, the Daily Cal


Labor Day picnic

Nowadays, Labor Day is most celebrated for being that awesome three-day weekend that happens right when we need it — days after classes start. It’s the final goodbye to summer that makes just about everyone feel the need to bask in the afternoon sun and share a picnic lunch with friends. But there’s someone here on the Berkeley campus who’s got a bit of a different take on the holiday …

Robert Reich is calling for protests! He’s not talking about pulling whatever fire alarm is closest or camping out on top of the library, which means a whole lot of Berkeley students might not even consider Reich’s approach a real protest.

Luckily, the man knows a thing or two about the way these things work, and instead, read more »