The Sticking Place

Columbia Liberated

Published by the Columbia Strike Coordinating Committee, September 1968.

The most important fact about the Columbia Strike is that Columbia exists within American society. This statement may appear to be a truism, yet it is a fact too often forgotten by observer, reporters, administrators, faculty members, and even some students. These people attempt to explain the ‘disturbances’ as reaction to an unresponsive and archaic administrative structure, youthful outbursts of unrest much like panty raids, the product of a conspiracy by communist agents in national SDS or a handful of hard-core nihilists (“destroyers”) on the campus, or just general student unrest due to the war in Vietnam.

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