9 thoughts on “ Selective Services - Civil Disobedience - Political Prisoners (File, MP3)

  • The civil-disobedience actions against the Vietnam War and the Selective Service that Polner and O'Grady recount are a reminder of how groundbreaking such actions were-not only for Catholic activists in the context of a conservative Church bureaucracy, but also for the wider antiwar movement. Many peace activists feared that precedent.
  • Jul 27,  · The largest and most audacious civil disobedience action in American history is also the least remembered, a protest that has slipped into almost complete historical obscurity. It was a protest against the Vietnam War, but it wasn't part of the storied Sixties, having taken place in , a year of nationwide but largely unchronicled ferment.
  • Civil disobedience is a tactic of mass protest. It assumes a single, objectionable law or rule so prominent that large numbers of people can be marshaled to demonstrate against it. To resist and counter the regulatory administration, prisoners need to create or form small-scale, convenient strategy that can be applied to the masses.
  • A Jesuit priest, Berrigan was one of nine activists (half of whom were also members of the clergy) who stormed the Selective Service office in Catonsville, Maryland, on May 17,
  • Jun 13,  · “In November , we pled guilty and were given two-year suspended sentences. Years later, when I attended law school, I was the only convicted felon in Harvard Law School’s graduating class of “ Today, June 13, , is the fiftieth anniversary of the raid on the Providence draft board complex at 1 Washington Avenue that, [ ].
  • That is, civil disobedience and civil challenge have as their counterparts uncivil disobedience and uncivil challenge. But I am devoting my attention here to civil (or nonviolent) challenge as a contribution to the ongoing discussion concerning the forms of nonviolent action available to those who seek to bring about political change.
  • They would be convicted of destruction of U.S. property, destruction of Selective Service files, and interfering with the Selective Service Act of and sentenced to prison.
  • The Rev. Daniel J. Berrigan, a writer, teacher and longtime opponent of U.S. military involvement abroad, whose repeated acts of civil disobedience put him at odds with his government and the.
  • Aug 06,  · Civil Disobedience's first demo recorded in Civil D were one of the first great American anarcho-crust bands that had swept the underground of society at the beginning of the 's. Hailing from Saginaw, Michigan they moved through the state and Detroit before a line-up change and a move to Minneapolis before calling it quits in

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