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Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

Me gustan los estudiantes. This painting by Austin’s Carlos Lowry is the cover art on the Fall 2013 NACLA Report on the Americas. The contradictions of Chile and the politics of memory The elections in Chile take place as the … finish reading Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

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Michael James : Going Off Campus, 1965

Sam and Theophilius at sunset in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul: Going off campus: Idaho, Wyoming, and Connecticut, 1965 I proceeded … finish reading Michael James : Going Off Campus, 1965

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 1, 1945-1946

Egyptian students demonstrate on February 21, 2012, to mark anniversary of 1946 student and worker uprising. Photo by Mai Shaheen / Ahram Online. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 11: 1945-1946 Period/Section 1 — Worker and student … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 1, 1945-1946

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Michael James : Free Speech at Sproul Plaza, Berkeley, Fall of 1964

Gathering during Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley, December 1964. At left, with mustache, is Jack Weinberg; center, in tie, is Michael Lerner; second from right, in glasses, is Marvin Garson. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael … finish reading Michael James : Free Speech at Sproul Plaza, Berkeley, Fall of 1964

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Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Looking Back at Kent State and Jackson State

President Richard Nixon, pointing to a Cambodian map, announces the entry of American soldiers into Cambodia, on April 30, 1970.Kent State and Jackson State:Looking back / leaning forward Richard Nixon and the political class had denounced students as thugs and … finish reading Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Looking Back at Kent State and Jackson State

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Richard Raznikov : From Berkeley to London, a Word From Our Sponsors

The Free Speech Movement at the University of California at Berkeley, 1964. Image from the New SDS Website. From 60’s Berkeley to the London ‘riots’: A word from our sponsors Whoever controls the media controls the story the public sees … finish reading Richard Raznikov : From Berkeley to London, a Word From Our Sponsors

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David P. Hamilton : The 1969 Chuck Wagon Riot

Police riot at the Chuck Wagon on the University of Texas campus in Austin in November 1969. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.1969 in Austin:The famous Chuck Wagon police riot By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog … finish reading David P. Hamilton : The 1969 Chuck Wagon Riot

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Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

Reaction from students at New York University after the Kent State massacre. Photo from NYU Archives Photograph Collection.Four dead in Ohio:Kent State Anniversary Blues By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / April 17, 2010 See gallery of photos, Below. … finish reading Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

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Alice Embree : Easter Weekend at the Ranch

Alice Embree, with Jeff Shero (left) and Duncan Echelson, shown at LBJ Ranch during a peace vigil on Easter in 1965. This UPI telephoto was reproduced in Prairie Radical, a memoir by former Austin activist Robert Pardun.An Activist History of … finish reading Alice Embree : Easter Weekend at the Ranch

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Student Protests in Solidarity with Palestine Cross the Atlantic

At a Campus Sit-In Against Israeli Occupation: An Interview with Three ParticipantsBy Ron Jacobs / February 13, 2009 On Friday, February 6, the University of Rochester-SDS (UR-SDS) organized an occupation of Goergen Hall at the University of Rochester for peace … finish reading Student Protests in Solidarity with Palestine Cross the Atlantic

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Massacre at Tlatelolco : Art Can Help Us Remember

Freedom of Speech (1968) by Adolpho Mexiac. Inspired by the student protest in 1968 in Mexico City and the massacre at Tlatelolco. As I started to tell the story behind these sculpted ghosts, I realized how little I remembered of … finish reading Massacre at Tlatelolco : Art Can Help Us Remember

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College Students Choosing Action Over Protest

‘Activism isn’t dead on the nation’s college campuses; it’s just different’By Jeannie Kever / August 10, 2008 The Kent State shootings and other iconic protests of the 1970s are so last century. Student activists now are more likely to run … finish reading College Students Choosing Action Over Protest

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