Tag Archives: Student Activism

Shepherd Bliss :
Thousands of students protest gun violence

California students carried signs like, ‘I should be writing my term paper instead of my will.’ By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | March 15, 2018 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Driving through small-town Sebastopol on March 14 toward the … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
Thousands of students protest gun violence

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Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

Massive march against the War in Vietnam, Austin, Texas, May 8, 1970. Image from The Rag Blog. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/2 — Student Activism and the Anti-War Movement at the University of Texas By Bob Feldman … finish reading Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

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Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

Navy ROTC cadets from Florida’s Jacksonville University. U.S.Navy photo by Spc. 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. / 4GWar. ROTC resurgent Part II: ROTC’s history and return to campus When the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy was dropped in 2010, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

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Jay D. Jurie : Vietnam and the Historic Struggle Against ROTC

Marchers in 1970 want ROTC removed from the campus of Ohio University. Image from Cape Girardeau History and Photos. ROTC resurgent Part I: ROTC and the anti-war movement They held regular drills on an open field approximately two blocks from … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Vietnam and the Historic Struggle Against ROTC

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David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

Latino students at the University of Virginia hold a silent march to support the DREAM Act. Photo courtesy Latino Student Alliance / University of Virginia.Students ‘sin papeles‘ defy deportation,urge Congress to support DREAM Act By David Bacon / The Rag … finish reading David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

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David Holmes Morris : Violent Repression in the Dominican Republic

Policemen stand guard in Capotillo, the Dominican Republic. Photo from Reuters.Dominican National Police:A tradition of violent repression By David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / October 21, 2010 Despite national and international outcry, the Dominican National Police is continuing … finish reading David Holmes Morris : Violent Repression in the Dominican Republic

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Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 7

Demonstration at Kabul University, late 1970. Photo by Louis Dupree / BBC.Part 7: 1968-1976A People’s History of Afghanistan By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / May 14, 2010 [If you’re a Rag Blog reader who wonders how the Pentagon … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 7

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Sound and Fury Dept. : Karl Rove at UT-Austin

Heidi Turpin (left) and Fran Hanlon, members of CodePink’s “Pink Police,” express their intentions, April 19, 2010, on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, prior to an appearance by Republican strategist Karl Rove. Photo by Jim Turpin … finish reading Sound and Fury Dept. : Karl Rove at UT-Austin

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Tom Hayden : The Rising Cost of College

Students at the State University of New York protest tuition hikes, November, 2009. Photo from Albany Times UnionWe can’t afford to be quietAbout the rising cost of collegeBy Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / March 30, 2010 “There are … finish reading Tom Hayden : The Rising Cost of College

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March Forth in Austin : Students and Faculty Protest Budget Cuts

Naomi Caballero of MACHA speaks at a rally on the West Mall Thursday, protesting budget cuts and tuition increases at UT Austin. Photo by Danielle Villasana / The Daily Texan.Stop the Cuts Coalition at UT-Austin:Protest against budget cuts, faculty layoffs … finish reading March Forth in Austin : Students and Faculty Protest Budget Cuts

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Tancredo Confrontation at Chapel Hill : An Inside View

Former Republican Conressman Tom Tancredo is confronted by demonstrators at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus Tuesday night, April 14, 2009. Photo by Sam Wardle / IndyWeek.com. Vocal demonstrators in Chapel Hill, N.C., shut down a campus appearance by … finish reading Tancredo Confrontation at Chapel Hill : An Inside View

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Mariann Wizard :
Brandon Darby – ‘To Live Outside the Law You Must Be Honest’

If Darby had really been worried people he was working with were planning violence, he could have taken it up with other group members. But that would have required honest discussion. When there is no honesty on one side, discussion … finish reading Mariann Wizard :
Brandon Darby – ‘To Live Outside the Law You Must Be Honest’

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