Environment: The Professors Strike Back

In the classes of Economics Professor Bernhard Bellinger, they blew their noses in sequence, interrupted lectures to demand that he "stop babbling," and taunted their highbrowed teacher by chanting, "Partially bald men are impotent." Organized into "red cells" in many parts of the school, radical students at West Berlin's Free University have been disrupting classes since October to challenge the total classroom authority that full professors enjoy in Germany. Last week the professors answered the attack with their own disruption. In support of Bellinger, 28 of the 30 members of the economics faculty...

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