Lectures To Group
On Nazi Aran Myth
Union Against Reaction Hears
Sherwood Eddy, Economist
Discuss War Situation
Schlauch, writer and professor of English at New York University.
addressed the Union Against Reaction last night at the Court Street
lunchroom on "Political Implications of the Aryan Myth." Mr. John
Ackley, Recorder of City College and president of the Anti-Fascist
Association, reported on the Congress against War and Fascism sponsored
by the American League against War and Fascism, held in Cleveland last
well-known journalist and economist, discussed the War situation at the
last meeting of the Union, December 19. Mr. Eddy declared that Germany,
Italy, and Japan were the three danger spots in Europe today and that
the greatest menace facing all peoples is fascism. The Soviet Union, in
spite of its limitations, remains the greatest hope for a new and free
world, Mr. Eddy concluded.
At the meeting, the
following resolutions were adopted: Whereas compulsory R.O.T.C. stands
in opposition to the spirit and principles of the Union against
Reaction, and whereas the Nye-Kvale amendments. provide that no
R.O.T.C. unit shall be established or maintained in any school or
college until such institution shall have satisfied the Secretary of
War that enrollment in such units... is elective and not compulsory. be
it resolved that the Union against Reaction support these amendments;
Anti-Fascist Association of the City College has been denied the use of
the Great Hall for a proposed meeting on October 25, 1935, to protest
the Italian Fascist invasion of Ethiopia, and whereas there are clear
precedents for the use of the Great Hall to discuss such
extra-collegiate affairs, be it resolved that the Union against
Reaction condemn this refusal as a limitation of the freedom of
assembly and speech, and petition the Board of Higher Education for a
reversal of its decision.
author of the currently popular "Sawdust Caesar," is expected to be
present at a symposium at the February meeting.
requesting the withdrawal of American support from the Nazi Olympics is
being circulated among members of the staff.
Record," a monthly bulletin issued by the Union Against Reaction, will
be out in the early part of February.
The Union meets
every Thursday evening at 7:30 in the Court Street lunchroom.
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