Capitalism, the Unknown Ideal - Study Guide The Cashing-In: The Student Summary & Analysis

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The chapter begins with Rand discussing the student protest at Berkeley in 1964 which involved a group of students protesting a university ban on their protesting on a certain strip of land on campus. The result was a three day struggle that eventually led to the resignation of the Chancellor and the university accepting most of the protesters' demands. People were amazed this did not end the protest as more was demanded whenever demands were granted. William Petersen, a Professor of Sociology, examined the situation and concluded the struggle was not over free speech as everyone said. The real issue was power and control. He also looks at the various groups involved and decides their tactics are best described as being Castroite. He concludes the University is not any better off after the encounter ends.

The protests involved outsiders and...

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