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U.S. Hands OFF Venezuela!

Venezuela has come under attack by violent protesters, right-wing politicians, and people operating on behalf of the United States government. These groups have used the democratic transition from Hugo Chavez to Nicolás Maduro to attempt to overthrow the legitimate government of Venezuela. Students for a Democratic Society stands against all attempts to overthrow the Venezuelan government and demands that the United States keep its hands off Venezuela.

FL Gov. Rick Scott Comes Out in Favor of Tuition Equity

On March 12, 2014, Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a statement saying he supports a proposal in the state legislature to allow qualified undocumented students to pay in-state tuition in Florida’s university system. SDS sums this up as a huge victory and large step forward in our Education for All campaign.

SDS Builds Fight Against Nazis and White Supremacy in Tennessee

Students from Clarksville Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) fight back against racism in Tennessee this semester to confront a white supremacist organization called American Renaissance (AmRen). American Renaissance white supremacists have been holding their national conference at Montgomery Bell State Park in Tennessee for the last several years. This conference draws the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, anti-immigration thugs, racists, and fascists of all kinds to our area. They then discuss, network, and organize themselves towards their racist and genocidal agenda.

SDS Launches National Push for Tuition Equity

This week Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) announced the launch of an education rights campaign for undocumented immigrant students. SDS is calling on all chapters to build the struggle for tuition equity and financial aid for students who graduate from U.S. high schools without documentation.

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