On Tactics: A Response to PSSC’s “Reality isn’t Safe”

However, I found the section “Our Position”, appearing at the end of the communiqué, distressing.

I urge you to consider pressuring the administration to ban rightist and fascist speakers from campus, or/and to stipulate that they must not be funded or offered campus space by the SGB.

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Milo Goes to Pitt

(cut to 10 minutes for the first disruption) Some brave women took the lead in standing up to MRA Milo Yiannopoulos at Pitt. TW: This jagoff literally got Trump bro’s to applaud in order to intentionally trigger survivors of assault, said campus rape culture doesn’t exist, spewed a ton of racist bullshit, and everything else…

2015 Selected Report-Backs + Statements

Selected report-backs and statements from PSSC weekly updates – 2015  Sweatshops Will Never be in Style! About 15 people from USAS Local #31 and #123 paid a visit to the sweatshop-exploiting H&M in the South Side on Saturday [9.26]. While three people delivered a letter to the management, three others snuck up to the second…

#MillionStudentMarch – ASN Communiqué

Pitt News coverage // Footage  Mainstream media coverage:  [ http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/local/pitt-students-take-part-nationwide-protest-block-t/npMMp/ ] [ http://www.wtae.com/news/students-stop-traffic-protesting-college-pricing-heavy-loan-debt/36421048 ] [ http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/11/12/hundreds-of-pitt-students-protest-high-tuition-costs-as-part-of-million-student-march/ ]

The Divorce of Thought from Deed

After the recent confrontation with anti-choicers on Pitt’s campus, an ideological split as old as the University is surfacing yet again. This is the first in a series of compilations we will be printing that will include perspectives on disruptive tactics, the discourse of free speech, social immediacy, and what it means to put your…

Dangers of Funding

Filler #3 (2015) submission – Kai [AID-USAS Local #13 // Divestment Student Network // Pittsburgh Student Solidarity Coalition // Pgh Autonomous Student Network] Fuck respectability politics. Social and environmental justice will not be achieved by some suits in an exclusive boardroom meeting. If you don’t recall, that’s how we found ourselves in this mess to begin with. If you…

Arrival Survival

The University of Pittsburgh’s student orientation guide: Very Dank Edition Disorientation: The Task Ahead of Us Welcome to Pitt! From the prison of high school, it looked cool and inviting, full of new freedoms and the chance to learn something real for the first time. But soon enough, you’ll watch the excitement fade. The task…