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The Invisible War (2012) documents the ongoing crisis of rape within the US military. According to the Defense Department, in the year 2011 alone, 22,800 violent sex crimes occurred within the US military...
Sponsored by: Students for a Democratic Society, The Step by Step Collective, the UWM Women's Resource Center, and more to come.
Hey everyone! SDS is proud to announce that our upcoming campaign is "End Rape Culture". If you are interested in being part of the campaign and Students for a Democratic Society, you are more than welcome to come to a meeting this summer. Starting June 24 we will be having weekly meetings on campus at 5pm! Location on campus will be posted soon! For more information contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Join Students for a Democratic Society as we host a panel discussion on FBI repression and drone warfare. The panel will consist of Chicago anti-war and anti-FBI repression activists Joe Iosbaker and Kait McIntyre. Iosobaker is a member of the United National Anti-War Coalition, and one of 23 activists whose homes were raided and ransacked by the FBI back in 2010 for their work as anti-war and international solidarity activists. McIntyre is an anti-war and anti-drone activist and SDS alumni.|
In response to the FBI raids, the Committee to Stop FBI Repression was formed to defend targets of FBI grand juries and witch hunts. Iosobaker will be discussing the progress of the current CSFR campaign against FBI repression while McIntyre will speak on the Chicago anti-drone campaign against Boeing Industries.
Sponsored by: Milwaukee SDS, Milwaukee Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Friends of Palestine, Students for Justice in Palestine, Fight Back News
Hello, we are having a bunch of events coming up!
First up is the General Interest meeting on Monday March 4th 7pm in Union room 260, that is this coming Monday. If you are interested in learning more about us, please stop on by and join us.
check out our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/373994039364722/
Second up is our education rights rally on Thursday March 17th, this action is sponsored by the ERC. For more info on this event, please check out our event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/604525596241004/
Hello fellow SDS Milwaukee members and people interested in us! it has been a while since our website was last posted in, but that is going to change!
If you have anymore questions about the event or just want to get in touch email me at MilwaukeeSDS [at] gmail.com . There is now someone (me) reading the emails.
Milwaukee SDS will host Dr. Cornel West for "Democracy in Crisis: From Economic Austerity to Racism" in the UWM Union Wisconsin Room at 7pm April 2nd.
- FREE Tickets are available for pickup or will-call from the UWM Bookstore. -
Scholar and activist Cornel West will share his insight on Wisconsin’s struggle against the austerity agenda of the 1%, the Occupy movement, and global struggles against racism and inequality.
Sponsored by: SDS, Occupy Milwaukee, Black Student Union, Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Union Programming, Union Sociocultural Programming, Campus Activities Board, Cultures and Communities, Department of History.
Biography of Cornel West:
Cornel West has taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard and the University of Paris. He has written 19 books and edited 13 books. He is best known for his classic Race Matters, Democracy Matters, and his new memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. He appears frequently on the Bill Maher Show, Colbert Report, CNN and C-Span as well as on his dear Brother,Tavis Smiley’s PBS TV Show. He is also co-host of the popular radio show “Smiley & West” heard on PRI around the country.The Smiley and West radio show is a highly acclaimed progressive program.
He made his film debut in the Matrix – and was the commentator (with Ken Wilbur) on the official trilogy released in 2004. He also has appeared in over 25 documentaries and films including Examined Life, Call & Response, Sidewalk and Stand.
Last, he has made three spoken word albums including Never Forget, collaborating with Prince, Jill Scott, Andre 3000, Talib Kweli, KRS-One and the late Gerald Levert. His recent spoken word interludes were featured on Terence Blanchard’s Choices (which won the Grand Prix in France for the best Jazz Album of the year of 2009), The Cornel West Theory’s Second Rome and the Raheem DeVaughn’s Love & War: Masterpeace. In short, Cornel West has a passion to communicate to a vast variety of publics in order to keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – a legacy of telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice.