Day: May 1, 2019

COMMERCE/ECONOMY INTERNATIONAL PROTESTS

Volatile Civil Unrest in France with Massive General Strikes

The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it brought the entire economy of France to a virtual halt. The protests reached such a point that political […]

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COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Historic Student Uprising at Columbia University

April 23 A rally and occupation of the Low administrative office building at Columbia University, planned to protest the university’s participation in the Institute for Defense Analysis is scuttled by conservative students and university security officers. The demonstrators march to the site of a proposed new gymnasium at Morningside Heights to stage a protest in […]

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