BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Washington, D.C. | 9/21/10
The Network to Fight for Economic Justice (NFEJ) is calling on all affiliates and supporters to rally for Jobs, Education, Peace and Equality, on October 2nd in Washington D.C. Initiated by the NAACP and labor unions, along with hundreds of progressive organizations, this rally promises to be powerful.
BY Staff | Asheville, NC | 9/13/10
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at University of North Carolina-Asheville and allied community members assembled at Pack Square Sept. 11, united to oppose bigotry, racism and war. The demonstrators stood determined to promote their peace and justice message in solidarity with the Gainesville chapter of SDS who were leading a large protest against Terry Jones and the Koran burning that same day.
BY Staff | Gainesville, FL | 9/12/10
Chanting, “When the Muslim people are under attack, what do we do? Stand up fight back!” about 300 people rallied and marched here Sept. 11 in response to the threatened Qur’an burning by Pastor Terry Jones's church, the Dove World Outreach Center. The protest was organized by the Gainesville Area Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and it received support from the community at large.
BY Staff | Gainesville, FL | 9/11/10
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) came together here, Sept. 10, for a pre-demonstration action at the Dove World Outreach Center, the site of the possible Qur’an burning.
BY Kosta Harlan | Corvallis, Oregon | 9/09/10
Chants rang out across the steps of Memorial Union on the campus of Oregon State University (OSU) Sept. 8, as 100 graduate workers, staff, professors and students rallied in support of a fair contract for the graduate employees.
BY Staff | Gainesville, FL | 9/08/10
Fight Back! interviewed Justin Wooten from the Gainesville Area Students for a Democratic Society about the upcoming protest against the burning of the Qur’an in Gainesville, Florida on Sept. 11.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 9/08/10
Milwaukee Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the movement for education rights at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is celebrating a victory just as school begins. UWM Chancellor Carlos Santiago declared he is resigning by October 1, 2010.
BY Michael Graham | Asheville, NC | 9/07/10
Across the country, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is gearing up for an important fall semester. Chapters everywhere are seeing renewed interest and higher turnout than in past months. The evidence projects a coming year of great activity and enthusiasm.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 9/06/10
The new school year has started at many campuses and members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) are preparing for this year’s important SDS National Convention.
BY Doug Michel | Chicago, IL | 8/25/10
Targeting University of Illinois President Hogan for his nearly $230,000 raise, members of the campus Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) disrupted convocation on Aug. 22 and sent a clear message to the several thousand incoming freshman, parents and relatives in attendance.