Monday, March 14, 2005
Uncle Sam Goes to College
The movement to resist the militarization of college campuses continued to grow during the month of March. At the City College of New York (CCNY), security guards roughed up students who were protesting the presence of military recruiters and then charged the students with assault. Full story:
Amy Goodman interview with CCNY students, one of whom is a former Marine recruiter:
One student wrote: "Getting the military out of our schools and replacing them with real educational opportunities is our generation’s fight. No one will do it for us. We owe it to ourselves, the Iraqis, and the American soldiers dying for a lie."