The Berkeley Wire: 12.07.17

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Sessions suggests Berkeleyans are more afraid of its police than neighbors (Axios)
Bob Calanco, longtime leader of Cal marching band, to lay down his baton (UCB News)
Q & A: Robert Reich on saving capitalism (California)
Housing crisis spurs Berkeley to consider fast track for affordable homes (Mercury News)
How does Donato & Co. compare? (Mercury News)
City allocates more than $2m to homeless services (Daily Cal)
Cal professor Geoff Nunberg picks ‘tribalism’ as word of the year (NPR)