Students For A Democratic Society

The Other Revolution

We live in difficult times for democracy. We’ve been here before many times. Maybe not as violent as the Civil War between the states but possibly as critical to our collective survival. I was a moderate member of the “movement”, as the mass of youth culture dissidents were known in the Sixties, but there...

Before The Tea Party

Patriotism and revolution went hand in hand in during the late '60s and early '70s when the "new left" was challenging the authority of government. Even before the so-called Tea Party adopted the American Revolution's finest slogan and flag (designed by Benjamin Franklin), members of the Students For A Democratic Society (SDS) appropriated the...