- Students for a Democratic Society: a radical political organization, especially of college students, active in the U.S. in the 1960s.
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They had reason to be appalled by Vietnam, but also, as Paul Potter of SDS put it directly: “The intellectuals want power.”The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism
January 26, 2014
They were trying to mirror SNCC and SDS globally and move the Peace Corps in that direction.Tom Hayden’s Feelings on Occupy Wall Street Run Hot and Cold
April 30, 2012
In the 1960s the big left-wing student organization on campus was called Students for a Democratic Society, or SDS.
By the time Ayers became prominent in the organization, SDS could claim 100,000 members.
Another unit returned was a cartridge magnetic-tape system built by SDS.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969
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