BY Shivaani Ehsaan | Tallahasse, FL | 1/14/15
On Jan. 8, over 40 Florida State students and Tallahassee community members gathered to remember transgender people who were murdered or pushed to suicide.
BY Jonathan Waring | Gainesville, FL | 12/05/14
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at the University of Florida marched through campus on Dec. 3. Students are demanding that the University Police Department opt out of the Department of Defense 1033 Program that provides assault rifles and armored vehicles to local police.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 12/01/14
Students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) held a die-in on Nov. 25, in reaction to Ferguson cop Darren Wilson not being indicted for killing Mike Brown. About 40 students participated in the protest and many more watched.
BY Michela Martinazzi | Gainesville, FL | 11/20/14
On Nov. 19, University of Florida Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally against police militarization in Turlington Plaza. Nearly three dozen students gathered at this busy spot where crowds of students walk by between classes. The student activists held signs saying, “Opt out of the 1033 program,” and “Schools don’t need soldiers.”
BY Students for a Democratic Society | Columbus, GA | 11/18/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
BY Zachary Schultz | Tallahassee, FL | 11/15/14
On Nov. 12, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) disrupted a FBI recruitment panel at Florida State University.
BY Michela Martinazzi | Gainesville, FL | 11/11/14
On Nov. 5, Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Florida (UF SDS) conducted a workshop on history and growing militarization of police in the U.S., titled “The War at Home.”
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 11/11/14
50 students and community members gathered for a vigil Nov. 11 in solidarity with the 43 disappeared - and likely murdered - Mexican student activists in Ayotzinapa.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 11/04/14
On Oct. 29, students led by Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES) and Progressive Students of Milwaukee (PSM) disrupted a CIA recruitment event held on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/08/14
On Oct. 3, the Department of Labor released their report on the job market for September. The report showed that the Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR), or the percentage of adults either working or looking for work, continued to decline, and hit a low not seen since 1978.