Defend the Rutgers 3

Please sign petition: http://www.petitiononline.com/DefRU3/ To: Rutgers University Administration and the New Brunswick Police Department Defend the Rutgers 3! On March 27, hundreds of Rutgers students and supporters participated in the Rutgers Walkout against the U.S. occupation of Iraq. Students walked out of classes, rallied on campus, marched through downtown New Brunswick, and spontaneously walked on… Continue reading Defend the Rutgers 3

Open Letter to Progressive Opponents of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Open Letter to Progressive Opponents of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from the Columbia Coalition Against the War As Columbia only very recently announced, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be speaking in Roone Arledge auditorium this Monday. A number of students and student organizations have already announced plans for a protest rally the same day. We are not… Continue reading Open Letter to Progressive Opponents of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

No Honor for Andrew Card

Subscribe to TraprockPeaceTV at Youtube. On May 25, 2007 Andrew Card faced hundreds of boos and catcalls as he was given an honorary degree during the graduate school commencement at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.Before the commencement, over a hundred protesters staged a rally and press conference outside the Mullin Center on the UMass campus.… Continue reading No Honor for Andrew Card

Excited About Socialism 2007: Socialism for the 21st Century

Students and activists from UMass/Amherst and Western Massachusetts say why they’re excited about the upcoming conference: “SOCIALISM 2007: Socialism for the 21st Century,” being held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, June 14-17, 2007. See http://www.socialismconference.org for more details. SOCIALISM 2007 will bring together socialists and activists who are involved in struggles across the country–from… Continue reading Excited About Socialism 2007: Socialism for the 21st Century

UMass Protests Honoring Andy Card

Newsflash: Members of the UMass faculty senate voted 31-0 to oppose an honorary degree for Andrew Card. The vote was not ‘official’ as it missed a quorum by 1 member.Action Announcements at UMass – May 21, 23, 25thOn May 15, 2007, hundreds of students, faculty and staff protested the decision by the University of Massachusetts… Continue reading UMass Protests Honoring Andy Card

Protesting Honorary Degree for Andy Card – Part 1

Petition to Revoke Offer of Honorary Degree to Andrew H. Card, Jr. Please see Part 2 below.On May 15, 2007, hundreds of students, faculty and staff protested the decision by the University of Massachusetts to give an honorary degree to Andy Card, and former head of the Bush Administration’s White House Iraq Group. Students held… Continue reading Protesting Honorary Degree for Andy Card – Part 1

Protesting Honorary Degree for Andy Card – Part 2

Petition to Revoke Offer of Honorary Degree to Andrew H. Card, Jr. On May 15, 2007, students, faculty and staff protested the decision by the University of Massachusetts to give an honorary degree to Andy Card, and former head of the Bush Administration’s White House Iraq Group. Students held a rally outside the Whitmore administration… Continue reading Protesting Honorary Degree for Andy Card – Part 2

Students to Pelosi: immediate withdrawal from Iraq

*** Please forward widely *** May 8, 2007 Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi: We are students from Bay Area colleges and universities and part of the Campus Antiwar Network. We are concerned about the state of the war and occupation in Iraq as well as the effect that this is having on our schools and our communities.… Continue reading Students to Pelosi: immediate withdrawal from Iraq

Students Excited about Socialism 2007

Student activists from the University of Wisconsin, Madison say why they’re excited about the upcoming conference: “SOCIALISM 2007: Socialism for the 21st Century.” being held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, June 14-17, 2007. See http://www.socialismconference.org for more details. SOCIALISM 2007 will bring together socialists and activists who are involved in struggles across the country–from… Continue reading Students Excited about Socialism 2007

Four Dead in Ohio

Four Dead in Ohio Cindy Sheehan May 4th, 2007 will be the 37th year since the Kent State, Ohio, massacre where four anti-war protesters were killed by Ohio National Guardsmen during a protest against Richard Nixon’s announced escalation in Vietnam. On that day in 1970, anti-Vietnam war sentiment in the entire nation was high as… Continue reading Four Dead in Ohio