In April 1968, students at Columbia University occupied five campus buildings and for one week brought that prestigious institution to its knees. Fighting both the Vietnam War and university racism, the Columbia Revolt riveted
A melee breaks out between police and demonstrators near the Conrad Hilton Hotel on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue during the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 28, 1968., photo: Bettman / Getty Images // In These Times
The Peace Studies conversation with Doug Rawlings is now posted on PeaceWorks’ YouTube channel. It is 55 minutes, concludes with 2 poems: The Girl in the Picture(for Phan Thi Kim Phuc) and Unexploded Ordnance: A Ballad.
This op-ed first appeared on the Our Future blog on June 5, 2018. By Richard Eskow Fifty years ago, in the dust and fire of global youth activism, everything seemed possible. The political world was a cloud filled with chaos and
PHOTO: Leslie Cagan, a leader in the Peoples Climate Movement NY – Peoples Climate Movement 2018 Kick-off event in a city-wide organizing meeting on learning how you can get more involved in climate campaigns. Credit: Erik
Photo: Indignados protest, 2011. (Credit: Fotomovimiento/Flickr. CC-BY-2.0) By Hilary Wainwright Capitalist adventurer Richard Branson and cultural and political rebel Tariq Ali were both shaped by the experiences of 1968 –
CAPTION: In this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, taken by Kent State photojournalism student John Filo, Mary Ann Vecchio can be seen screaming as she kneels by the body of a slain student. This post originally appeared at
Photo: Students during protests at Columbia University in April 1968. Credit: Patrick A. Burns/The New York Times Additional coverage around the Columbia 1968 fiftieth anniversary: • See RAT underground newspaper’s 1968