Even am New York Thinks We’re Lame
Written by Bwog Staff
Yet another New York dead-tree outlet has decided to consider Columbia University’s fitness for protesting 40 years after 1968. First, we had New York and the Times. Now, am New York decides to ask: “Is Social Activism Dead on College Campuses?” The answer, according to the piece, is yes. “Many historians, students, and activists from then and now suggest it comes down to one word: money.” Apparently, we’re all too busy grubbing for jobs to get up and convince stodgy, conservative professors like Todd Gitlin that the Iraq War was wrong. Those interviewed include activists Samantha Stanton and David Judd, and Gitlin himself. Discuss!