Re: [sixties-l] teeny tiny protests on Sproul Steps

From: William M Mandel (
Date: 10/06/00

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    I agree, but Israel is still sacred.
                                                    Bill Mandel
    Ron Jacobs wrote:
    > Here at the University of Vermont, there has been more political activity
    > in the past year and a half than the previous five years--actions around
    > Iraq, the bombing of Yugo, anti-corporate stuff....not massive numbers, but
    > the core of activists seems to grow with each action....
    > -ron jacobs
    > At 02:51 AM 10/06/2000 EDT, you wrote:
    > >I too find it disheartening to hear of so few persons demonstrating on the
    > UC
    > >campus.  I am not sure the rally's being re Israel accounts for the lack of
    > >response, especially, though.  In spite of the--very, very
    > >hopeful--activities the past year re WTO and re various ecological issues,
    > in
    > >fact other than an occasional expressions of "Oh those dot.coms!" or "Hey,
    > >cool," very LITTLE political expression has come out of campuses, at least
    > >from what I've heard, recently.
    > >  But I'm not in the academic world.  What is the sense of you on this list
    > >who are, on student political consciousness or activity now?
    > >   Paula
    > >

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