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Former poet laureate Robert Hass pushed around by police at Berkeley protests

By Harriet Staff

This video from KTVU shows, at 1:13, Robert Hass in the human chain of protesters at Berkeley getting pushed around by police with batons.

(News comes via Aaron Bady @zunguzungu)

NPR has more on the protests, and the San Francisco Chronicle has more on the UC police’s use of batons.

Posted in Poetry News on Friday, November 11th, 2011 by Harriet Staff.