Woke Insurgency

The Timeline

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  • From SLID to SDS

    Student League for Industrial Democracy (SLID) is rebranded to Students for a Democratic Society. Robert (Al) Haber becomes first President.

  • Letter to the New Left

    Published in the New Left Review, No. 5, C.Wright Mills coins the phrase the “New Left” and advocated for a shift from the traditional leftist focus on labor issues to cultural issues.

  • One Dimensional Man

    Herbert Marcuse's "One-Dimensional Man" First published in 1964, critiques advanced industrial society through a lens heavily influenced by Marxist ideology.

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed – English Edition Released

    “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” is a work by Brazilian educator, and Marxist Paulo Freire, released in 1970. Within it, Freire critiques what he deems the “banking” model of education, where students passively receive information from educators. In its place, he proposes a problem-posing model, which suggests students and teachers should engage in co-creating knowledge. This […]

  • Rules for Radicals

    Saul Alinsky published Rules for Radicals The Rules “Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.” “Never go outside the expertise of your people.” “Whenever possible go outside the expertise of the enemy.” “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.” “Ridicule is man’s most potent […]

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