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‘Angry, young and poor’: Student activism is more active than ever

Words by Mallory Pace   Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is a national, student-led progressive activist organization founded in the 1960s. Back then, it was considered the largest and most influential U.S. radical student organization for its time and well-known for its activism against the Vietnam War. Since then, it has continued to grow, bringing together hundreds of students from over 40 different U.S. chapters with the same attitude: dare to struggle, dare to win.    The foundation of what the group advocates for is simple human rights, along with other complex topics like labor rights, police brutality and …

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