University of California/Los Angeles

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Group.png University of California/Los Angeles  
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MottoFiat lux
(Latin)
Formation1882
Type• Public
• Research
• Land grant
Other nameBruins
A major research university located in Los Angeles

The University of California (UCLA) is a public land-grant research university in Los Angeles, California. UCLA traces its early origins back to 1882 as the southern branch of the California State Normal School (now San Jose State University).

UCLA is called a Public Ivy, and is ranked among the best public universities in the United States by major college and university rankings. As of October 2020, 25 Nobel laureates, three Fields Medalists, and five Turing Award winners, and two Chief Scientists of the U.S. Air Force have been affiliated with UCLA as faculty, researchers, or alumni. Among the current faculty members, 55 have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 28 to the National Academy of Engineering, 39 to the Institute of Medicine, and 124 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

In 1969 it took part in the Arpanet, the forerunner of today's Internet. This makes it, along with three other research institutions, one of the first four participants to be connected to one another using Internet technology.

Anthony Sutton

Anthony Sutton wrote in The Federal Reserve Conspiracy that he could “speak first hand of the abysmal ignorance [about inflation] of the UCLA Economics Department in the early 1960s.” [1]

Woke

Professor Gordon Klein, a lecturer in accounting at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, declined to accommodate demands to award lenient grades to his African-American students in the wake of George Floyd’s death in 2020. Tongue in cheek, he asked[2]: "Are there any students that may be of mixed parentage, such as half black-half Asian? What do you suggest I do with respect to them? A full concession or just half? Also, do you have any idea if any students are from Minneapolis? I assume that they probably are especially devastated as well."

After the email,Professor Klein was “canceled” for his “woefully racist response”[3]: he has been suspended, his classes have been assigned to other professors, and he is in police protection after receiving multiple death threats.[4]


 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornDiedNationalitySummaryDescription
Gary AguirreUSWhistleblower
Lawyer
An SEC whistleblower
Russ Baker1958USJournalistAuthor of a breathtakingly definitive account of the Bush Crime Family.
Roel Campos1949USLawyer
Vint Cerf23 June 1943HackerA father of the internet
Avi Davis3 September 1958December 2015Journalist
Larry Fink2 November 1952USBanker
Billionaire
CEO of the largest money-management firm in the world
Robert Gore1958Author
Lars Jonung11 September 1944SwedenEconomistSwedish economist who attended the 1991 Bilderberg
Rosa Koire30 May 2021USAuthor
Activist
Real estate appraiser
Real estate appraiser who during her work learned about Agenda 21 and became an activist.
Flora Lewis25 July 19222 June 2002USJournalistUS journalist. Trilateral Commission. Tri-Bilderberg
Yinuo LiUS
Chinese?
LobbyistWEF/Young Global Leaders 2016. Lobbyist and door opener for the Gates Foundation in China.
Frank Loy1928USSpook
Businessperson
Ernest May19 November 19281 June 2009US
David McGowan25 March 196023 November 2015USAuthor
Researcher
Journalist
A dogged researcher into the vast deceptions of power since well before 9-ll. McGowan has solid claim to being The First 9-11 Sceptic
Dennis Ross26 November 1948USAuthor
Diplomat
US diplomat, author, US Director of Policy Planning under GHWB
Michael Ruppert3 February 195113 April 2014Author
Activist
Narcotics investigator
9-11/Dissident
Talk show
Former cop who famously confronted John Deutch about CIA drug dealing. Later became a dissident journalist.
William Walker1 June 1935USDiplomat
Spook
Spook who worked with repressive Latin-American regimes. Also an actor in the Kosovo War in 1999.


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