Thursday, December 18, 2008

On the Current Situation...

Dear Friends...

Things are getting difficult. We are calm, but we understand that each next move may be the last.

We will see you soon friends.

Best,
The New School in Exile.

6 comments:

  1. Expressing solidarity from this CUNY Graduate Center staff member, and member of the DC37 Union.

    Hold Strong Brothers and Sisters!!


    Phil Ochs said it best:

    "Oh I am just a student, sir, and only want to learn
    But it's hard to read through the risin' smoke of the books that you like to burn
    So I'd like to make a promise and I'd like to make a vow
    That when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    Oh I am just a student, sir, and only want to learn
    But it's hard to read through the risin' smoke of the books that you like to burn
    So I'd like to make a promise and I'd like to make a vow
    That when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    Oh I am just a student, sir, and only want to learn
    But it's hard to read through the risin' smoke from the books that you like to burn
    So I'd like to make a promise and I'd like to make a vow
    That when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    Oh you've given me a number and you've taken off my name
    To get around this campus why you almost need a plane
    And you're supporting Chang Kai-Shek, while I'm supporting Mao
    So when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    I wish that you'd make up your mind, I wish that you'd decide
    That I should live as freely as those who live outside
    Cause we also are entitled to the rights to be endowed
    And when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    Ooh, you'd like to be my father you'd like to be my Dad
    And give me kisses when I'm good and spank me when I'm bad
    But since I've left my parents I've forgotten how to bow
    So when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    And things they might be different if I was here alone
    But I've got a friend or two who no longer live at home
    And we'll respect our elders just as long as they allow
    That when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    I've read of other countries where the students take a stand
    Maybe even help to overthrow the leaders of the land
    Now I wouldn't go so far to say we're also learnin' how
    But when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    So keep right on a-talkin' and tell us what to do
    If nobody listens my apologies to you
    And I know that you were younger once 'cause you sure are older now
    And when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now

    Oh I am just a student sir, and only want to learn
    But it's hard to read through the risin' smoke from the books
    that you like to burn
    So I'd like to make a promise and I'd like to make a vow
    That when I've got something to say, sir, I'm gonna say it now"

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  2. Keep up the good work. I sent an update about the struggle to the Students Union in Spain and they are with you! We're all with you!

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  3. yea, for real, get a twitter. what is this, 2006? blogger? reeeeally?!

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  4. "We understand that each next move may be the last."

    LOL

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