Students for a Democratic SocietyStudents for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a national student activist organization in the United States during the 1960s, and was one of the principal representations of the New Left. Disdaining permanent leaders, hierarchical relationships and parliamentary procedure, the founders conceived of the organization as a broad exercise in "participatory democracy." From its launch in 1960 it grew rapidly in the course of the tumultuous decade with over 300 campus chapters and 30,000 supporters recorded nationwide by its last national convention in 1969. The organization splintered at that convention amidst rivalry between factions seeking to impose national leadership and direction, and disputing "revolutionary" positions on, among other issues, the Vietnam War and Black Power.
A new national network for left-wing student organizing, calling itself Students for a Democratic Society, was founded in 2006. Provided by Wikipedia
Fight racism, build a worker student alliance, smash imperialism by Students for a Democratic Society and Students For Radical Action.
Peace in the college curriculum a resource kit / prepared by the Peace Research and Education Project, a project of the Students for a Democratic Society.
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The second battle of Chicago, 1969 text by Tom Thomas ; photographs by Larry Frank, Ken Shainess & Henry Wilhelm.
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Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975