Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, May 9th 2024 show is a Flashback to April 21, 2005 features police brutality against students and community at Tent University at the base of UCSC + fighting the City’s exclusion of grass distribution centers

The Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday May 9, 2024 show is a Flashback to April 21, 2005.  It includes:

  • [4-15] First and most violent night of UCSC Tent University at the base of campus at California and High Sts. with police using torture compliance.  Sasha: victim of police violence; repeated claims that those facing police were returning tomorrow.
  • Becky Johnson’s report on police rationale for breaking up the peaceful protest; Linda Lemaster on tent pulldown by cops
  • Morning-after interview with Mayor Mike Rotkin supporting the SCPD behavior at UCSC Tent University [TU], withholding taser use info now
  • Rotkin’s history supporting the Camping Ordinance and the Sleeping Ban and current police practices, accessible public records
  • [4-21] Pac Avenue drumming and unicycle vignettes
  • [4-22] UCSC student Ali on outside sleeping and treehome destruction
  • TU organizer Will Parish on TU dispersal; Bridgetara Isis on the protest
  • Victory of activist attorney Paul Sanford on the John Maurer “Fuck the Pigs” sign in his hat case after multiple harassment by SCCSO Bechtel.