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Michael Bennett

"Support Bill Ayers"

In October 2008, several thousand college professors, students and academic staff signed a statement Support Bill Ayers in solidarity with former Weather Underground Organization terrorist Bill Ayers.

In the run up to the U.S. presidential elections, Ayers had come under considerable media scrutiny, sparked by his relationship to presidential candidate Barack Obama.

We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack...
We, the undersigned, stand on the side of education as an enterprise devoted to human inquiry, enlightenment, and liberation. We oppose the demonization of Professor William Ayers.

Michael Bennett of Long Island University, Brooklyn signed the statement[1].

Democratic Socialists of America Unity

Michael Bennett New York, supported the Democratic Socialists of America Unity grouping, established for the 2017 Democratic Socialists of America National Convention in Chicago.[2]

New York DSA Facebook group

Members of the New York City Democratic Socialists of America Public Facebook Group, as of July 20, 2017 included Michael Bennett.[3]

YDSA Stony Brook Socialist Discussion Group

Young Democratic Socialists of Stony Brook Socialist Discussion Group Public group, accessed December 5, 2018:[4]

Members included Michael Bennett.

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